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March: 3/21 at 5:30-7:00 pm – Market Driven Community Corporation

LOCATION:  NEAD/CDF Freedom School

630 Goodman St N, Rochester, New York 14609

The City’s Office of Innovation has been coordinating a project to develop worker-owned cooperative businesses as part of a comprehensive wealth building strategy. Mayor Warren calls it a “Stairway out of poverty.” The Market Driven Community Corp. will help co-ops get started with market analysis and business planning. Join us to learn more about the MDCC from Henry Fitts, head of the Mayor’s Office of Innovation.

Learn more about Henry and the Office of Innovation here, and read more about the MDCC here, then RSVP here!

April: 4/11 at 5:30-7:00 pm – Butler/Till

LOCATION:  Butler/Till,  1565 Jefferson Rd, Bldg 200, Ste 280, Rochester, New York 14623

Butler/Till was named to the D&C’s Top Workplaces list and is also 100% employee owned and a certified B-corp!

Read up on their philosophy here…then see it in action on our tour!  RSVP here!

Tuesday, May 2nd  |  7:30am – 1:30pm  |  Conscious Business Summit @ The Rochester Riverside Convention Center

Our first half-day conference! You may have heard the phrase “What gets measured gets improved.” While profit is easy to measure, it’s not the only thing that matters. How can we measure conscious business principles to get them higher on leaders’ priority lists?

> Join us for breakfast and a morning keynote from Doug Rauch, former President of “Firm of Endearment” Trader Joe’s.
> We’ll hear from business leaders on how they use measurements like Triple Bottom Line, Great Places to Work, Cultural Values Assessments, B Corps and ETHIE Awards to “Measure What Matters.”
> We’ll get inspired by local social entrepreneurs
> Then, join us for lunch with Rochester Rotary to hear from Doug on his latest project, Daily Table. In the US, 40% of our food gets thrown out. Daily Table is trying to make sure that food instead goes to those that need it most. Read more about Daily Table here.

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Tom Brady (585-330-6346; tbrady@thexlr8team.com)
Andrew Brady (585-269-4948; atbrady@thexlr8team.com)

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