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Xochitl Espinosa

Executive Director
Xochitl Espinosa is the Founder and Director of the Co-op Ed Center whose purpose is to provide training and technical assistance to worker cooperative startups. She also serves as a Commissioner of the Cook County Commission on Social Innovation. Previously, she was the Cooperative Project Manager/Developer at Telpochcalli Community Education Project where she organized and trained a group of immigrant women who founded “Las Luciernagas”, a food catering cooperative project. During this period, she received training from the Center for Workplace Democracy on the worker-owner enterprise model, including its principles and values. Additionally, she was a Worker Cooperative Developer Fellow at Democracy at Work Institute (DAWI) where she expanded her knowledge on cooperative development planning and strategic orientation, learned from best-practice examples of scaled cooperative development projects, acquired practical tools, and built relationships with colleagues in the field. 

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