#DefundPolice & #InvestInHousing

We, as voluntary and democratically-controlled co-ops, envision a new economy built upon principles of community ownership and accountability to people NOT profits. As the movement for Black lives develops, we're centering our focus on the role that cooperatives play in reshaping our world. Listen in and join the conversation with these must-reads / must-listens:
Happy Pride Month

Black liberation depends on uplifting and protecting Black LGBTQIA+ people and communities. Here's a list of organizations that support Black trans people. Donate today. 

Printable Pocket Guide to Direct Action 

Click here for a printable pocket guide to direct action by By Us For Us which includes how to prepare, how to protest, how to stay safe, and how to care for yourself.

Movement News

Residents of North Austin mobile home park now own the land they live on

“We were being stepped on because we are a low-income community and they thought we would not fight back. … That’s why we organized.”

Read the full story

Save the Date

Mark your calendars - NASCO Institute will take place this November 5-8, 2020!

The safety of our community is our top priority. We're exploring solutions to ensure that NASCO Institute continues to be a space for knowledge sharing, networking, and movement building in whichever form it takes. 

Since 1978, NASCO's Cooperative Education & Training Institute has been widely recognized as one of the most important training and networking opportunities available to members, directors, staff, and managers of group-equity cooperatives. This year's Institute will be a space for dialogue and creative strategy around overcoming crisis and building new futures. 

Upcoming Events

Have questions about your Loan Forgiveness Application for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) or your Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)? The USFWC and DAWI is hosting a one-hour session on June 17 featuring Wegner CPAs and help to answer questions you may have. Register here.
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