Conferences & Events

NASCO Institute 2014 Keynote Nikki Marín Baena - Video

NASCO Institute 2014 Keynote Speech, delivered by Nikki Marín Baena, titled "Owning Our Neighborhoods: Our mission, should we choose to accept it." Ann Arbor, MI - November 08, 2014.
 
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Owning our Neighborhoods: Our mission, should we choose to accept it
 
Ed Whitfield of the Fund for Democratic Communities recently wrote, "Our full humanity is expressed only when we have the capacity and the opportunity to be productive, to do for ourselves, meeting our needs in our communities." The world is having an important moment.

NASCO Institute 2014 Plenary - Rachel Plattus - Video

NASCO Institute 2014 Plenary Speech, delivered by Rachel Plattus, titled "Cooperation, The Latest Dance Craze." Ann Arbor, MI - November 09, 2014.
 
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Rachel Plattus is Director of Youth and Student Organizing at the New Economy Coalition. She coordinates the Youth and Student Network and works to build community, organizational and funder engagement in the New Economy.

We are Not Alone: Student Housing Issues and Co-ops Around the World - NASCO Institute

Session materials from "We are Not Alone: Student Housing Issues and Co-ops Around the World," which was led by Valentine About and Mathilde Rudloff (UTILE) at NASCO Institute 2014.
 
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All over the world, the number of students keeps rising. Furthermore, this population is increasingly mobile and open to studying further away from home. This leads to a rise in student housing demands and the development of various models of housing.

Cleanliness is next to ... - Creating Habitability Standards - NASCO Institute

Session materials from "Cleanliness is next to ... - Creating Habitability Standards," which was led by Michelle Pesce (Berkeley Student Cooperative) at NASCO Institute 2014.

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