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Cooperative Living Mixer

Greater Brooklyn, the project behind the NYC Cooperative Housing Exchange, is hosting a mixer! It will be a fun night of drinks and mingling for all those currently engaged in or interested in cooperative urban living.

Come if you fit the following categories!

☞ Currently living cooperatively and seeking new housemate(s)
☞ Currently living cooperatively and want to mingle
☞ Interested in joining a coop house
☞ Interested in forming a NEW coop house
☞ Interested in learning more about cooperative living and meeting people who are doing it
☞ You like supporting rad businesses like Starr Bar

WHERE: Starr Bar (214 Starr Street) in Bushwick
WHEN: Thursday, April 6th from 7:00 - 9:00
WHY: Because we love you

There has been a serious supply/demand differential in the cooperative scene in NYC for years. When a room becomes available in a coop, there are dozens of people lining up. This process becomes stressful for both parties (the house + the individuals applying), and exclusivity becomes the ultimate byproduct as most people applying are left behind. But.... lot's of people are interested in this lifestyle! And that's amazing! So what we need is more supply. More houses. More spaces where people can live comfortably with others, practicing clear communication and group decision-making on a daily basis. Learning important skills to make themselves and the world a better place. Learning and practicing a community lifestyle that the consumer-driven individualism of the US has largely stripped away from us. As cooperative models thrive and we create more tangible examples of alternatives to normalized hierarchy and capitalism, we are truly challenging/changing culture in a profound way. We are creating something strange, something beautiful; something that anyone exposed to will be impacted by. When a new coop takes form, we are together taking one more step towards a more communicative, compassionate, and revolutionary culture. Please join us!

Note: The event ends at 9:00 but you're welcome to stay afterwards and enjoy Starr Bar. It is a wonderful place run by folks at the Mayday Space and profits made there help fund social justice initiatives in Bushwick and beyond.

See you in April!

Stronger together,
Greater Brooklyn

Later Event: April 10
Cocktails and Conspiracy