October 28, 2016 - Resources

Turning the Page: How Kepler’s Books reinvented itself as a hybrid social enterprise

Partner Susan Mac Cormac was recently interviewed by the Stanford Social Innovation Review for her work setting up a hybrid social enterprise structure for beloved Bay Area bookstore, Kepler’s Books. Morrison and Foerster, along with other local business and community leaders, came together to launch “Kepler’s 2020,” an initiative to transform the independent bookstore into a next-generation community literary and cultural center. The initiative restructures Kepler’s into two entities – a community-owned-and-operated bookstore and a non-profit organization that enriches the community with educational workshops as well as literacy and cultural events. Read the full article here.