Cooperatives Summit 2024

  • May 4, 2024 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • South SIde Innovation Center

    2610 South Salina St
    Syracuse, New York 13205
Ticket Price $0.00-$2,000 This event is now over

On Saturday May 4th, we’re hosting a day-long workshop for cooperators – whether start-ups or conversions, consumer or worker, marketing or purchasing, agriculture or electric, food or financial, housing or anyone curious about how the cooperative model works to save legacy businesses, provide for social and racial equity by reducing the wealth and income gaps, and create resilient communities today and into the future through democratic management.  For full details see

Planning Committee:

Frank Cetera, CNY Cooperative Enterprise Development Committee

Joe Marraffino, Cooperative Fund of the Northeast

Lauren Richard, Adirondack North Country Association

Ryan Rose, Capital Bookkeeping Co-op

Nina Stender, Democracy at Work Institute

Arlaina Harris, Cafe Sankofa Co-op

Jocelyn Nowak, Nowak & Barbaritz / Peaceful Prosperity

McKenzie Jones, The Worker Place

Ryan Demers, Cooperative Development Institute


  • The Coordinating Team of the 2024 Cooperative Summit explicitly notes that masking is welcome and appreciated, but optional. We will have KN95 masks available at registration desk when checking in, and hand sanitizer readily available throughout the day.
  • We Encourage rapid tests prior to travelling to the Summit as a preventative step; and ask that you consider not coming if you are sick, COVID or otherwise, and instead stay home and rest. We are planning on refunding registrations for sickness absences.

For more info on cleaning and sanitation protocols of the venue, see

Date & Time

Sat, May 4, 2024 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Venue Details

South SIde Innovation Center

2610 South Salina St
Syracuse, New York 13205 South SIde Innovation Center
The Alchemical Nursery Project, Inc