We are a cross sector collaboration bringing a trauma informed paradigm to Camden, New Jersey. Our mission is to equip Camden service providers and communities with the tools and resources needed to make Camden a trauma informed city.
CURE Seminar Series-Employee Ownership and Urban Economic Development
March 22, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Faculty Lounge, 311 N. Fifth St, 3rd Floor Armitage Hall
To date, cities have not fully utilized employee ownership as an economic development strategy - as a means to retain businesses, improve the quality of jobs, and expand the local tax base. In this short lecture, Chris Michael will share personal experiences with initiatives in New York City and Newark, NJ that aim to increase the number and size of employee-owned businesses in the local region. As context, he will also relate findings from dissertation research on the history of employee ownership in the United States.
Director of Employee Ownership
at the Newark Community Economic