The attached guide was created by the NASCO Inclusion Committee as a tool for facilitating caucuses and working groups at NASCO Institute.
Group Dynamics & Anti-Oppression
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.
Berkeley Student Cooperative Consent Workshop – 10/21/08, Facilitated by Andy Olson and Daria Garina
In this article, Tim Wise illustrates how white privilege operates in the U.S. and advocates for white people taking on responsibility & accountability for challenging white supremacy.
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.
A handout on ways white people can counteract racism and be allies for people of color.
[Copyright 1994 by John Raible]
A guide to starting out right and building a cohesive co-op home
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