A useful handout that covers the following areas: What is an ally?; How to be an ally; and Action ideas and tips
Action Camp: Lessons Learned
Table of Contents
Anti-Oppression: Key Words
Fabric of Oppression
Levels and Types of Oppression: Examples
Organizing and Facilitation Tools
Starting a Diversity Committee in Your Co-op
Websites and Collectives
Books, Readings, and Publications
A guide to why consensus is used among co-ops, and how it is effectively used and facilitated.
A handout on ways to counteract gender oppression by being an ally for trans-folk.
A checklist of privileges that apply to people of white/anglo/European descent.
This is a brief descriptions of what a co-op is, as well as the different types of co-ops that exist.
This is the packet that action campers receive prior to Action Camp to ensure a basic understanding of issues being discussed at Action Camp.
Examples of different types of oppression existing in society at the Individual, Cultural, and Institutional levels.
Having good meetings can make a huge impact on the satisfaction members have with their coop, and can also be a powerful way of encouraging deeper involvement from all of your membership. NASCO has worked with groups across the continent for over thirty years, and has also cultivated connections with the broader cooperative and non-profit sector, and has used these connections to build excellent training materials for groups looking to improve their meetings.
Four roles of a facilitator at group meetings.