In 2012, the Berkeley Student Cooperative (BSC) performed a survey of the socio-demographics of its entire membership. The survey had an overall response rate of 73% (1,256 members). The survey document, the survey results, and multiple presentations/ analyses of the survey results are attached. The BSC intends to conduct on a periodic basis in order to have more definitive data on their membership over time.
A handout on ways to counteract ageism (oppression of young and old people).
An introduction to popular theater and Augusto Boal's "Theater of the Oppressed" (featured in NASCO's Anti-Oppression Action Camp)
An ally is a member of the "majority" group who works to end oppression in his or her personal life though support of and as an advocate for the oppressed population. This packet is full of action ideas and checklists for becoming a better ally.
This 'zine was created in 2010 by NASCO's Inclusion Committee of the Education Board. The intention is to encourage dialogue in co-operatives and democratic organizations to continue thinking critically about inclusion and anti-oppression and to engage in regular dialogue and reflection. If you have questions, suggestions or would like this resource in a different format, contact Erin Hancock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This table outlines eight types of oppression: Racism/White Supremacy, Sexism, Gender Oppression, Anti-Semitism, Religious Oppression, Heterosexism/Heterocentrism, Classism, Ableism, and Ageism.
It serves as a useful introduction to the forms that oppression takes in the U.S.
This 'zine is brought to you by NASCO's Inclusion Committee. Please feel free to copy and distribute!
Words that are frequently associated with various diversity topics. This list is designed to give all participants a clear understanding of how these words will be used during anti-oppression workshops.
A lists of books, websites, and other readings about anti-oppression action and related materials
This is the agenda from the 2007 Anti-Oppression Action Camp.