We’re pleased to welcome Melat Seyoum as our new Worker Co-op Policy Advocate! In this new role, they will support the coordination of advocacy efforts on behalf of Worker Cooperative Business Development Initiative as well as broader local policy efforts to build local worker cooperatives!

About Melat:

Melat (she/they) is the Co-op Academy Facilitator at Green Worker Cooperatives. She came to the cooperative movement through the Worcester Roots Project in Massachusetts. Melat is also a Full Spectrum Doula and aspiring Midwife. She is currently a Midwifery Assistant and Lactation Counselor at Amai Midwifery and founding member of Homecoming Collective, a QTBIPOC Reproductive Justice practitioner group. Melat was also a former member of 3rd Space program at the Audre Lorde Project (ALP) and currently sits on the board of directors.

To get in touch, you can reach them at melat@nycworker.coop

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