Martin Alvarado

Madison Public Library

Workers' Cooperative & Worker Self-Directed Nonprofits


Martin Alvarado (he/him/él) is the Community Engagement Librarian for Business and Technology at Madison Public Library. His current work projects include working with entrepreneurs, promoting the worker cooperative businesses model, supporting the equitable learning of digital skills, and helping the community collect oral histories through The Madison Living History Project. He currently serves on the boards of Madison Worker Cooperatives (MadWorc), DANEnet, and the Madison Cooperative Development Coalition (MCDC)



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