An introduction to popular theater and Augusto Boal's "Theater of the Oppressed" (featured in NASCO's Anti-Oppression Action Camp)
Member Education & Training
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.
This is from Geoff Mayer's workshop on maintenance at Institute (2010).
Berkeley Student Cooperative Consent Workshop – 10/21/08, Facilitated by Andy Olson and Daria Garina
The four scenarios focus on staff strategies to member issues: debt and eviction, members making legal threats, members voting as a bloc in their interest, and bad publicity. The scenarios are part of a workshop presented at the 2009 Staff and Managers Conference.
A guide to developing a sense of community in your co-op
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.