Welcome to the
L.A. Co-op Lab

Do you envision a better way to do business?


Bay Area Study Tour

Visiting Worker Owned Cooperatives in the Bay Area.


Co-op Developers


Business Models

Envisioning a model that works for L.A.


L.A. Worker Centers


Meet the Team


Resources, References, & Other Helpful Things From Many People & Places

USA Cooperative Youth Council

Pinchot University Certificate in Cooperative Management

Solidarity Economy News

Case Studies: Business Conversions to Worker Cooperatives

Worker Cooperatives: Pathways To Scale

Think Outside the Boss

The Los Angeles Co-op Lab Memo

Capturing the Imagination of Future Social Entrepreneurs

Growing Together: What if Unions and the Co-operative Movement Joined Forces?

The Municipal Turn: Cities Address Income Inequality Through Worker Cooperative Development

Worker Cooperatives Emerging for Sustainable Development

Sustainable Economic Democracy

Is the Local Economy Too Local?

Creating Better Jobs and a Fairer Economy with Worker Cooperatives

Becoming Employee Owned

Inequality’s Dead End- And the Possibility of a New, Long-Term Direction

Los Angeles Rising: A City That Works for Everyone

DAWI: Choosing a Business Entity: A Guide for Worker Cooperatives

CERO Cooperative

Evergreen Cooperatives

Mondragon Team Academy

The Take

Shift Change

Can We Do It Ourselves?

Beyond the Bottom Line

Steps to Starting a Worker Co-op

An Introduction to Worker Cooperative Business Transition Planning

Worker Co-op Basics and Development Challenges Presentation

Worker Cooperatives 101 For Potential Worker Owners in Buy Out

Intro to Worker Co-ops: A Four-Part Presentation

Worker Co-op 101

The Working World

Worker Co-op Academy

Green Worker Cooperatives

Cooperation Texas

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

UMass Cooperative Enterprise Collaborative

The Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship @ Pinchot University

Murphy Institute / CUNY School of Professional Studies

The Evergreen State College

Own The Change