Return to Black Wall Street
A Cooperative Incubator Program
Return to Black Wall Street (RBWS) is an educational series that provides an introduction to the practical steps individuals need to take in order to establish, build and successfully manage a cooperative enterprise. These teachings will address basic legal and structural questions about starting and running a cooperative business. More significantly, the training includes "shifting the mindset", utilizing the highly sought after CBTC coaching model in order to adhere to the basic principles that allow us to move from the "me" to the "we" perspective of equal ownership. and more democratic operating systems.
Gain a basic understanding of the cooperative form from a functional and principled perspective
Understand the cooperative principles in practice
Distinguish cooperatives from other business forms
Articulate and exercise interdependent thinking, speaking, and behavior
The program operates for 8-weeks starting off with an introductory orientation with your program directors and fellow cohort members, which will then continue every Saturday for developmental incubation sessions.
Economic uncertainty historically has caused people to come together to form alliances for the benefit of a group. RBWS is needed to help communities become self-sustaining through education of applicable skills.
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