The TeamWorks Cooperative Network

"TeamWorks transforms low-wage, "dead-end" service jobs into powerful social and economic development opportunities.   Members of The TeamWorks Cooperative Network are able to earn a good income and pull themselves out of poverty, develop financial assets, become co-owners of a social business, gain access to quality health insurance, and develop their skills and interests." 

 

TeamWorks has started with a housecleaning cooperative in San Jose, CA, and they have plans for expansion.  Some useful organizational planning documents, written by David Smathers Moore, are available on their website:

 

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