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NASCO Institute 2020 Session Recordings

Below, are the recordings for NASCO Institue 2020 sessions by room. Please share lessons learned with your cooperatives and communities. 

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Join a Community or Start One?

This resource was contributed by Laird Schaub for a workshop at NASCO's 2008 Cooperative Education and Training Institute.
Table of Contents
1. Pioneers vs. Settlers-Personality Profiles
2. The Queen Bee Syndrome-Challenges of Leadership
3. Location, location, location
4. Reinventing the Wheel vs. Wagging the Dog
5. Summary of Pros & Cons

NASCO Co-op Organizer's Handbook

The Organizer's Handbook is a comprehensive guide to creating group-equity housing cooperatives. By explaining the cooperative movement, campus and community organizing, nonprofit incorporation, financing, and housing development, this important resource demystifies a challenging project.

Tools for Co-op Home Ownership

This resource was contributed by Attorney David "Rosebud" Sparer for a workshop presented as part of NASCO's Developing New Co-op Track at the 2008 Cooperative Education and Training Institute . See NASCO Development Services for more information on developing new co-ops,