As a worker cooperative and collective, Riverside promotes democratic forms of participation in business and in life by leveling the power imbalance in employer-employee, adult-child, and other traditionally hierarchical relationships. Made up of the populations we serve, all Riverside employees enjoy livable wages and are eligible for member-ownership that includes equitable decision-making power and an allocation of annual profits. In line with this mission, student participants in the after-school program will also access the benefits of membership.