This week we take a look at the Argentinian recovered factory efforts. This movement was examined in the 2006 film by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein, The Take. This weeks video visits some of the factories in 2015:
This week, we visit New Hampshire and a Resident Owned Community. In these communities, the residents generally own their manufactured home and the co-operative owns the land and infrastructure. You can learn more about our Resident Owned Community program at ROC Northwest.
This event brings together the residents of Resident Owned Communities in Washington and Oregon for a day of workshops, networking, and fun. Space is limited, so register today! September 16, 2017 Tacoma Convention Center Visit CROCCON.COM for more information
The Northwest Cooperative Development Center endorses and supports this statement by our network support organization. The cooperative values of solidarity, equality, and equity call upon all of us in the cooperative community to stand on the side of humanity opposing the forces of hate and white supremacy. To quote the spiritual founder of the Mondragon […]
This week we stop in Mississippi to hear a discussion about the power of worker ownership to change the direction in cycles of poverty.
“Building a Fiber Community One Fleece at a Time”, the slogan for Twisted Strait Fibers, sums up the efforts of a currently small group of fiber producers on the Olympic Peninsula. They began their membership campaign in the Spring of 2017 and continue looking for members while also creating member benefits. They have also begun […]
Welcome to our new Friday Film Fest series. Each week, we will present a short video about co-operatives from around the world. This week we journey to Italy to learn about the social co-ops.
Our 2016 Annual report is ready to reed! [gview file=”http://nwcdc.coop/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/NWCDC-annual-report-final-2016.pdf”] Annual Report
FROM the NCBA/CLUSA: Earlier today, the Office of Management and Budget released a Budget Blueprint outlining the Trump Administration’s FY2018 Budget. The Blueprint proposes to reduce or eliminate several programs important to developing and supporting the work of cooperatives, both domestically and abroad. Examples include the elimination of discretionary programs at USDA, such as the […]
“All dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.” T. E. Lawrence This year, NWCDC […]