New Economy Youth: Changing the Way we do Business

Event Details

Are you 18 to 30? Do you think the economy should be fairer?

About this Event

You think there are better ways of running a business! You have heard about co-operatives but are not sure what they are, how they operate, or how to set one up…

Join Stir to Action for the launch event of New Economy Youth, an inspiring evening programme of practical workshops for young project leaders (18-30 years old) in Brixton from October to December 2019.

At our launch event you will:

– Get some first hand information about cooperatives, and learn about inspiring examples from across the world

– Meet other young change-makers and project leaders

– Connect with some of London’s most successful tech cooperatives led by young people, and learn how they work.

– Get a chance to apply to our free educational programme New Economy Youth.

Who you will meet

Stir to Action are a worker cooperative building a new and better economy. Stir to Action publishes STIR, a quarterly magazine on the new economy, runs workshop programmes, and supports Community Economic Development. STIR focuses on cooperatives, commons, solidarity economy and financial innovation.

Animorph are a worker cooperative who address unmet social and medical needs using augmented and virtual reality. They provide a full range of services and products geared towards bespoke immersive app development, including research, design workshops, programming, consultation, video production, and sound design.

Blake House are an interdisciplinary cooperative of filmmakers and visual artists making films with communities, progressive organisations and social movements.

The Venue

A place to call home for a diverse community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, dreamers, creators and social change makers in South London.

We believe that large-scale social change, innovative solutions and world-altering ideas stem from collaboration, connectivity and community.

Impact Brixton, Pop Brixton 49 Brixton Station Road London SW9 8PQ

How To Attend

This event is free, and no RSVP is required before attending.

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