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.
Power & Privilege
Co-ops are businesses designed to pool resources to serve a specific economic need of their current and future members. At the same time, co-ops hold a principle of Concern for the Community and often use those pooled resources contributed by individual members to serve as a social safety net for the membership collectively. This is a discussion guide that offers a few discussion prompts and some practices for balancing the tension between these goals.
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.
This presentation and workbook are from a workshop titled U"npacking Violence: Liberation Within Chaos" presented by the D.O.P.E. Collective Savion Mingo, Jason Cathcart, and Caitlin Blue at NASCO Institute 2017.
An ally's guide to fostering anti-oppression in housing cooperatives, collectives, and democratic communities.
This document is layed out for double-sided Zine printing.
Presentation by Layla Oghabian and Vivian Onuoha (Berkeley Student Cooperative alumni and NASCO Board members) for the Berkeley Student Cooperative membership in Fall 2012.
Session materials from "Anti-Racism for Collective Liberation," which was led by Leslie Leyba and Megan Shaughnessy-Mogill at NASCO Institute 2014 and by by Leslie Leyba and Julian Marszalek at NASCO Institute 2015.