Session materials from "Beyond Facebook : Technological Networks for our Communities (roundtable)," which was led by Laurent Levesque (UTILE) at NASCO Institute 2014.
In this roundtable, co-op managers and staff are invited to reflect around the use of the Web and mobile technology to facilitate community living and co-op management. A number of for-profit software tools already exist for student housing management. However they offer little benefit to residents and the community. We will ask: What tools do co-ops already use to foster member interaction? What would a co-op-specific and not-for-profit tool look like? How could the co-op movement jump on the bandwagon and promote technological empowerment?