Tune in to WOL 1450 AM and Tune-in Radio on May 21, at 10:30 a.m. for Everything Co-op, hosted by Vernon Oakes. This week’s guest is Mo Manklang, Communications Director for the U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives. Vernon and Mo will discuss how the worker co-op sector is fairing during the COVID-19 pandemic, and resources available to help them in their recovery efforts.
A weekly exploration of the impact and potential of the cooperative business model, Everything Co-op aims to generate interest in and support for the cooperative movement. Hosted by Vernon Oakes and conversational in format, the show is streamed live at worldcnews.com/listen-live every Thursday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. EDT.
Mo Manklang is the Communications Director for the U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives. She leads policy efforts at the federal level, works with its membership on state and local initiatives, and heads up health benefits initiatives. She has been convening people in cooperatives and social impact for the past twelve years in a variety of roles, including five years with local news and events group Generocity.org. Mo is a founding board member of the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance, the Media and Marketing Committee of the Kensington Community Food Co-op, the Policy Committee of the Sustainable Business Network. She is also the co-founder and organizer of The Bechdel Test Fest, an annual festival highlighting women and transgender comedians in Philadelphia.
Episodes of Everything Co-op are archived at everything.coop/episodes.