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Co-operative Study Tour to North America: Visiting US Co-operatives

Article of Seikatsuclub.coop

November 2018

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Summary :

Seikatsu Club Tokyo and Osaka celebrated the 50th anniversary of their founding in 2018, marking 50 years since the birth of Seikatsu Club as a co-operative. A co-operative study tour was planned as one element in the 50th anniversary events to be held over the two years 2018 and 2019. The plan to visit to the United States was implemented from September 19 to 29, 2018. A dozen co-operative members and producers participated in the group, learning about the outline of the US co-operative movement and paying visits to the workplaces of, for example, consumers’ co-operatives and workers co-operatives.