The Western Governor’s Association met in Post Falls, Idaho for the Re-imaging the Rural West initiative. The panel on cooperatives included a number of our friends: Lori Capouch, Rural Development Director, North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives; Tim Freeburg, Board Member, Pacific Northwest Farmers Cooperative; Kate LaTour, Government Relations Manager, National Cooperative Business Association; Tim O’Connell, West […]
NWCDC followed-up on its October Roundtable (sponsored by NCBA/CLUSA and CDF) with special webinar on the Limited Cooperative Associations with attorneys Michael Droke and Jason Wiener. Over 30 people participated in this lively discussion about Washington’s newest form of cooperation. If you missed the webinar or want to learn more, listen to the recording here.
Miles Nowlin present his talk entitled: “Housing Justice is Cooperative: Preservation, Empowerment, and Stability in a Time of Crisis” at the National Association of Housing Cooperatives at their 59th annual meeting to be held in Miami next month. Manufactured Housing Communities are home to some of the most vulnerable low-income individuals in the […]
We are taking a few weeks off for the holidays, but for now, learn about this incredible fruit cooperative from central Washington. See you in 2018!
Ed Whitfield discusses using the co-op model to build black communities.
Here is an introduction to the concept of the platform co-op. To see it in action, visit social.coop and join for just $1/month!
Many co-ops start with the sweat and tears of their members. Check out of few of the stories from these co-ops:
This week, we kick off National Co-op Month with a retrospective on the birth of the “modern” co-op movement in the small industrial town of Rochdale, UK.