Early Bird Pricing until Sunday, June 30th! Tuition is $800 starting July 1st.

Register for the in-person component of Building Blocks Hybrid 2024. This includes a 2-day intensive held in Oakland, CA from September 23rd-24th. Day 1 will include trainings on feasibility studies, navigating group dynamics, and cooperative sectors. We’ll also have an evening networking event for participants, trainers, and local cooperators! Day 2 will include tours of Bay Area cooperatives operating in a diverse array of industries and ownership models. We’ll visit co-ops in a variety of sectors and industries throughout the Bay Area

This training is ideal for participants who have taken Building Blocks Online 2020-2022 and would like the experience of in-person networking and co-op site visits.

Participants attending the in-person portion, can use this link to book lodging at the Oakland Courtyard Marriott, which is less than a 5-minute walk from the meeting space.  Rooms are $179/night. Single and double rooms are available. Participants should plan to arrive in Oakland on Sunday, September 22nd and depart on Wednesday, September 25th. Breakfast is included in the room booking.

Please note that the cost of tuition does not cover airfare or lodging. It does include food throughout the two days of the program.

We have limited scholarships available for participants with financial need. Please fill out and return this form to Alex by Friday, May 31st. Scholarships for this program are made possible by the generosity of CoBank, the Ralph K. Morris Foundation, and Cooperative Development Foundation.

Looking for the link to register for only the Virtual component or the Full Program?