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					     Center for Community-Based Enterprise
     P.O. Box 15652, Detroit, MI 48215            (313) 331-7821              www.c2be.org


        Detroit Community-Based Enterprise (CBE)
        Speaker Series – Upcoming Events as of 8/06/09
TOPIC                SPEAKER(S)                                        VENUE                   DATE            CO-SPONSORS
Community            Based Enterprise Week                             Several – see below.    Sept. 21- 25,
                                                                                               2009
Successful           Mikel Lezamiz, Director of Cooperative            University of           September       Ohio Employee
Employee             Dissemination, Mondragon Cooperative              Michigan Detroit        22, 2009        Ownership Center
Ownership            Corporation (www.mcc.es), Spain - How             Center -
Examples and the     successful European industrial cooperative                                9a.m. - 3p.m.   LISC
Future of Detroit    communities developed in a challenging
                     economy. Prof. John Logue, Dir. Ohio                                                      Skillman
                     Employee Ownership Center- How the                3663 Woodward                           Foundation
                     lessons of Mondragon and Italian co-operative     Avenue Detroit, MI
                     communities are being applied by the 93                                                   Maryland Labor
                                                                       48201
                     company Ohio Employee Owned Network and                                                   Education Center
                     in Cleveland Evergreen Cooperative Fund,
                     Laundry & Solar Company, Mary Landry,
                     Board Chair and Steve Mullan, CEO
                     Maryland Brush Company - How a 100%
                     employee owned, unionized company in inner
                     city Baltimore has moved from old to new
                     economy products. Deb Olson, Ex. Dir. C2BE-
                     How can we apply these lessons in Detroit.
Scaling up           Mikel Lezamiz, re: The Role of Church             New Starlight Baptist    September      LISC
Faith Based          Leadership in Mondragon’s success. Charlene       Church -                  22, 2009
Community Based      Turner-Johnson, CTJ Executives, Inc. –                                      6-8p.m.       Skillman
Enterprises          resources for faith-based community based         3710 Martin Luther                      Foundation
                     enterprise development.                           King, Jr. Blvd.,
                                                                       Detroit, MI 48208

Successful CBEs      Mikel Lezamiz will describe Mondragon and         Considine Little Rock    September      LISC
and the Future of    Rev. James Holley will speak on and provide       Family Life Center -      23, 2009
Detroit              a tour of the Little Rock Baptist Church’s        8904 Woodward Ave       9 a.m. -noon    Skillman
                     CBEs.                                             Detroit, MI 48202                       Foundation

Luncheon with        Mikel Lezamiz will speak to foundations and       Skillman Foundation      September      Skillman
Funders              lenders on how the role of the Mondragon                                    23, 2009      Foundation
                     Bank, Caja Laboral, in the development of their                              Noon –
                     industrial cooperative community in a                                        2p.m.
                     challenging economy. Deb Olson, C2BE- How
                     can we apply these lessons in Detroit?
Good                 Mikel Lezamiz will speak on how the role of       Skillman Foundation      September      Skillman
Neighborhoods        the Mondragon Bank, Caja Laboral, in the                                    23, 2009      Foundation
Liaisons, Partners   development of their industrial cooperative                                 3-5p.m.
& Select Leaders     community in a challenging economy.

The Role of          Mikel Lezamiz will speak to how successful        Osborn Matrix            September      LISC
Shared Resources     European industrial cooperative communities       Human Services            23, 2009
in Successful CBE    developed in a challenging economy. Ken           Center                    6-8p.m.       Skillman
Groups and the       Gadd – Lawrence Tech on Osborn’s                  13560 E. McNichols                      Foundation
Future of Detroit    Entrepreneurship program.                         Detroit, MI 48205

        C2BE Speaker series event list 080609.doc
     Center for Community-Based Enterprise
     P.O. Box 15652, Detroit, MI 48215             (313) 331-7821             www.c2be.org

TOPIC                 SPEAKER(S)                                       VENUE                     DATE          CO-SPONSORS
Grassroots CBEs       Mikel Lezamiz will describe Mondragon            Brightmoor                 September    LISC
and the Future of     and Charity Hicks, Detroit Black Food            Community Center            24, 2009
Detroit               Security Network (DBFSN), will speaks on the     14451 Burt Rd.,            5-6p.m. &    Skillman
                      practical self-sufficiency, social change and    Detroit MI 48223            6-8 p.m.    Foundation
                      policy roles of DBFSN and provides a tour of
                      the DBFSN organic farm prior to speaking.
The Role of Labor     Rick Blocker, Secretary/Treasurer. UFCW          TBD – likely a union      Sept. 24 or   UFCW Local 876
Unions in             Local 876, will speak on the role of the         hall                       25 (TBD)     Others pending
Creating              union in the Detroit Grocery Store                                         Noon – 2:00
Community Based       Coalition.                                                                    p.m.
Enterprises           Mikel Lezamiz available to speak
CBE and               Mikel Lezamiz describes the role of              University of              September    CDAD
Entrepreneurship      entrepreneurship in Mondragon’s                  Michigan Detroit            25, 2009
Training for          community economic development                   Center -3663               10 a.m. to   LISC
Community             experience as part of an Entrepreneurship                                      noon
                                                                       Woodward Avenue
Development           Training series for the Community                                                        Skillman
Corporations                                                           Detroit, MI 48201                       Foundation
                      Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD)



        Detroit Community-Based Enterprise (CBE)
        Speaker Series Events Completed

TOPIC                   SPEAKER(S)                                           VENUE               DATE          CO-SPONSORS

Time Banking            Edgar Cahn, Time Banks, USA, will explain            MI First Credit     July 23,      Michigan Alliance
                        this system for bartering time and services          Union               2009          of Time Banks &
                        with neighbors; and Kim Hodge, Lathrup               27000 Evergreen     9:30-11:30    Lathrup Village
                        Village Time Bank will explain the system            Lathrup Village                   Time Bank &
                        they are using in Lathrup Village and                                    July 23       LISC &
                        resources available for starting time banks          New Light Baptist   6:30-8:30     Skillman
                                                                             Church,             p.m.          Foundation
 A Strategy to           Ted Howard from the Cleveland Evergreen             University of       June 30,      LISC
Create Community        Cooperatives and the Maryland Democracy              Michigan Detroit    2009
Based Business to       Collaborative will discuss how the Cleveland         Center - 3663                     Skillman
Employ Detroit’s        Foundation, Cleveland anchor institutions            Woodward            3-5 pm &      Foundation
Unemployed:             (hospitals, universities, and museums), ShoreBank    Avenue Detroit,     6-8pm
Supplying Anchor        and community based organizations, worked to         MI 48201
Institutions based      create businesses that employ local residents to
on Cleveland’s          supply local hospitals, nursing homes &
Example                 universities & a co-op development loan fund to
                        finance creation of more such businesses.
Successful CBE          Deborah Groban Olson, C2BE Executive                 Greater             June 24,      Faith Community
Examples, Faith         Director. – discuss examples of successful           Emmanuel            2009          United
Based CBEs &Local       community based enterprises Charlene Turner          Institutional                     LISC
Resources Available     Johnson, faith-based CBEs & resources available      Church of God in    10-noon       Skillman
to Help Them            to help start-up or participate in community based   Christ Admin                      Foundation
                        enterprise                                           Bldg
CDAD Taskforce –        Deborah Groban Olson, C2BE Executive                 Community           June 9,       31 Attended
Examples of             Director. – discuss examples of successful           Development         2009
Successful CBE’s        community based enterprises in the United States     Advocates of        3:00-5:00
                        and around the world                                 Detroit             p.m.

        C2BE Speaker series event list 080609.doc
     Center for Community-Based Enterprise
     P.O. Box 15652, Detroit, MI 48215         (313) 331-7821            www.c2be.org

Fresh Food Grocery   Jeff Brown, owner of successful, community         At planned New    May 28,        Detroit
CBE in Inner-City    oriented Shop-Rite supermarkets in Philadelphia;   Store – former    2009           Supermarket Task
Neighborhoods:       Charles Walker, manager of Detroit eastside        Farmer Jack                      Force MOSES
What Can We          Save-a-Lot and prospective CEO of the Detroit      location, 11250   Registration   and UFCW
Learn From           Supermarket Task Force’s first store;              E. Jefferson      from 6:00 -    Statewide
Philadelphia?        Margaret Garry, Michigan Dept of Human                               6:30 p.m.      Community
                     Services Detroit supermarket project;                                Meeting        Development
                     Wendell Young IV, president, UFCW Local 1776                         6:30 - 8:00
                     in Philadelphia                                                      p.m.           285 Attended
                     (for additional information on this project See
                     http://www.ufcwcommunity.org/eventspg.htm )
Youth Engagement     Reit Schumack & Nikki Zahm - Youth Growing         Cobo Hall         May 1,         Freedom
in CBE               Detroit, Greening of Detroit & Deb Olson, C2BE                       2009           Institute’s
Entrepreneurship                                                                                         Freedom
                                                                                                         Weekend
Cooperatives as a    Mikel Lezamiz, Mondragon Cooperative               Akron, Ohio       April 16 -     Ohio Employee
Strategy for         Corporation (www.mcc.es), Spain;                                     17, 2009       Ownership Center
Overcoming           Bob Eckardt, Cleveland Foundation; Ted                                              Conference
Poverty              Howard, Evergreen Laundry; Deborah Olson,
                     ABC of ESOPs




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