Saturday Oct. 27th, 10:30 AM, Room 125
Alex Harris – Youth Program Instructor & Mechanic, Neighborhood Bike Works, Philadelphia, PA
Eugene Cain – Shop Manager & Adult Programs Instructor, Neighborhood Bike Works, Philadelphia, PA
Laura Wilburn – Executive Director, Urban Bike Project, Wilmington, DE
Matthew Mendez – Program Director, The Common Wheel, Lancaster, PA
Norman Lazarus – Volunteer, Neighborhood Bike Works, Philadelphia, PA
Throughout the United States, bicycle co-ops help their local community. Offering programs for youth that include bicycle repair, job training and leadership training in safe space. As well as giving adults a place to learn how to make their own repairs through adult repair classes and DIY workshops. In this seminar you will learn about what coops offer, how they operate, and their role & impact within the the community.