What: A hands-on education and training conference for staff, managers and student leaders of student housing cooperatives. In two separate course tracks, students and staff will learn the cooperatives skills to build and sustain democratic student housing. This event will bring together seasoned cooperators and student organizers that would like to learn more about cooperative housing. Between workshops, participants will tour Waterloo Cooperative Residence Inc. (WCRI) and network over shared meals. Through sessions on cooperative advocacy, development, and financing, it will provide co-op staff, union executives and all students interested in developing co-ops with actionable skills and a path to success. Registration is now open.
When: June 20-22, 2019
Where: Waterloo, ON
NASCO Active Member Co-op / Associate Member Organization Staff (up to 5 people): $200 CAD (first registrant), $60 CAD per additional registrant
Non-Member Co-op/ Organization (up to 5 people): $300 CAD (first registrant), $60 CAD per additional registrant
NASCO Active Member Co-op / Associate Member Organization Student (up to 5 people): $100 CAD (first registrant)
Non-Member Co-op/ Organization (up to 5 people): $150 CAD
Conference fees include breakfast, coffee, tea, snacks, and dinner on Friday evening. Free cooperative housing will be available on a first come first serve basis. Hotel and lunch costs are not included.