Member News


Expanding Affordable Housing & Inclusion through Cooperation

La Reunion is a new NASCO Properties 20-unit housing cooperative in Austin, TX. The name was specially chosen as a reference to a settlement of the same name that existed near Dallas in the late 1800s. It is a connection to cooperative history in Texas as well as a word that connotes community, unity, and a return to the cooperative growth of the 70s.

”We made a real community out of it. It is the time spent together that has made us a real community and makes us work." 

Check out this feature by Capital Impact Partners, alongside two other co-op success stories in Texas!

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Resources for Your Co-op

Meeting Hand Signals Print-out

Print out this hand signals infographic to hang in your meeting space or to pass around before meetings to ensure that members are on fair footing when participating in group discussions.

NASCO members - email us at to request a poster version and we'll send one your way! 

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Give back!

Contribute to NASCO's Scholarship Fund

NASCO Institute offers a proven program to help empower and educate young people about cooperatives. Help us generate the resources necessary to make this essential training available to cooperatives and cooperators of modest and low-income. Contribute today.
Brick and Mortar Collective House Warming

The Brick and Mortar Collective is a group equity housing co-operative comprised of young artists, activists, educators, students, and community builders. Help them raise money to heat their new home! Donate here.
Fat Patties, Cooperative Burger Joint

Help re-open Fat Patties, a beloved local burger joint and the first worker-owned cooperative in Carbondale, IL. The money raised will be repaid into a Revolving Loan Fund, which will go on to provide capital to other workers who want to purchase their workplaces and turn them into worker-coops. Learn more and give. 
Bushwick Food Co-op Fire Recovery

Bushwick Food Cooperative was severely damaged by fire on July 3rd, 2019. They have been operating in Bushwick for almost 10 years and are committed to participating in and supporting their neighborhood, but need some help to get back on their feet. Support their recovery. 

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NASCO Update!

On September 1, NASCO's address is changing. Make a note of our new address:

North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO)
The Blue Lacuna
2150 S Canalport Ave STE 2A-11
Chicago, IL 60608
Copyright © 2019 North American Students of Cooperation, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
2150 S Canalport Ave STE 3A-6
Chicago, IL 60608

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