Membership Recruitment, Outreach, and Onboarding Materials from Santa Barbara Student Housing Cooperative
Session materials from "Implementing Intentional Affordability," which was led by Jeff Bessmer (Santa Barbara Student Housing Co-op) at NASCO Institute 2013.
This is an archive of WestCo conference materials from 1979 to the present. WestCo is an annual conference for members of cooperatives in the Western United States and Canada. WestCo is a space for local cooperators to build community, attend educational workshops and social events, and celebrate their common interests and experiences.
Planning a regional conference is a significant undertaking that takes planning, delegation, and lots of work. These documents present some ideas that will help you think about how to tackle all the work in an efficient manner. For examples of previous regional conference materials, see the archive of WestCo materials here.
This handout was contributed by Michael Gregor of Kalamazoo Collective Housing for a workshop presented at NASCO's 2008 Cooperative Education and Training Institute.
A guide to member recruitment and retention for student housing co-ops.