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Apr 7, 2018

Rock City Roasters employees and family

We participate in Workers to Owners, a nationwide collaborative whose member organizations also help businesses convert to employee ownership. Check out these beautiful videos that document Rock City Employee Cooperative, a coffee shop and roaster (new owners and families pictured above), In Source Renewables, a solar company and A Child’s Place, a childcare business that they are currently working to convert to employee ownership.

Rock City  Roasters

Location: Rockland, ME
Industry: Cafe
Number of employees: 25
Conversion date: 2018

Professional support from: Cooperative Development Institute

In Source Renewables

Location:  Pittsfield, ME
Industry: Energy
Number of employees: 10
Conversion date: in progress

Professional support from: Cooperative Development Institute

A Child’s Place

Location: Queens, NY
Industry: Childcare
Number of employees: 50
Conversion date: in progress

Professional support from: The Working World

Interested in learning more about employee ownership?

Just released!

New studies in regions across the U.S., including Washington StateBerkeley and Long Beach, CA show millions of businesses at risk and point to employee ownership as a solution.

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