Cooperatives often include affordability in their mission and strive to maintain it. Members in the cooperative will all have different expectations and ideas of what this means when entering the cooperative. This discussion guide about affordability and defining it for your cooperative will help clarify member expectations and long-term planning for your cooperative.
This is a discussion guide that offers participants the opportunity to reflect on ways in which the cooperative movement does and does not support indigenous sovereignty, and to brainstorm how co-ops can uplift the land back movement. These slides provide a few discussion prompts and resources to continue the conversation in your co-op.
Below, are the recordings for NASCO Institue 2020 sessions by room. Please share lessons learned with your cooperatives and communities.
If you did not register for NASCO Institute and you'd like to support free and low-cost cooperative education, please consider contributing a donation amount that feels appropriate for you and/or your cooperative. Your donation makes it possible to offer cooperative education materials and resources free of charge. DONATE HERE.
Chart comparing the Rental, Group-Equity Co-op, Equity Co-op (limited or market-rate), Condominium, and Single Family Home models, from the perspectives of control, finance, and liability.
This presentation was given by Steve Dubb of the Democracy Collaborative at NASCO's 2008 Cooperative Education and Training Institute.
This resource was contributed by Attorney David "Rosebud" Sparer for a workshop presented as part of NASCO's Developing New Co-op Track at the 2008 Cooperative Education and Training Institute . See NASCO Development Services for more information on developing new co-ops,