September’s Newsletter

Our September newsletter is out. . . our new Olympia academy, funding from GHC Foundation, a series on Native Cooperative Ownership, an opportunity to convert a farm into a co-op, and  a report from the Cascade ROC Conference. #cooperatives #ROCs #Olympia #CoopsBuildBackBetter

Welcome Sam Carlson to NWCDC

NWCDC is sponsoring an AmeriCorp VISTA volunteer this year and we are happy to introduce Sam Carlson to our co-op community! Sam graduated from Portland State University in 2021 with a B.A. in Community Development. At NWCDC, the scope of his work includes developing a model for converting privately-owned multifamily properties into resident-owned cooperatives, supporting […]

 Directors from Resident Owned Communities (ROCs) from across Washington and Oregon met in Olympia on September 21st for the 2019 edition of the Cascade ROC Conference (CROCC). This event, sponsored by NWCDC and CASA of Oregon, provides extended training to directors of these housing co-ops. This year’s agenda included: Rules Enforcement and Evictions, Board Roles […]

Educational Opportunities to Fit Your Budget

Management education native to the co-operative experience has been growing over the last decade. NWCDC is proud to be associated with three exciting programs. NWCDC is a member of the Co-operative Management Education Co-operative which provides curriculum and support for the Masters program at St. Mary’s University in Nova Scotia. One of our developers, John […]