Youth in Cooperatives
Collecting materials for / about / from Youth in Cooperatives.
From Worcester Roots Project:
- Cooperative Business Activity (handouts included)
- Meeting facilitation / "No More Boring Meetings" (handouts included)
- How to talk to the Media
- Environmental Justice
- Toxic Soil Busters Co-op and Future Focus Media Co-op present a workshop about youth worker cooperatives at the US Federation of Worker Co-ops conference in Boston, 2012.
- Youth in the Co-op and Solidarity Economy Movements - a workshop at the SAGE Conference 2013 (Solidarity And Green Economy) | Part 2
- Workshop on Youth in Worker Co-ops at the Worcester Co-op Academy fall 2013 facilitated by Nene Igietseme from BCCO.coop
3. SHORT FILMS:
- Co-op Caravan featuring two youth-led co-ops in Worcester, MA, USA
- Toxic Soil Busters Co-op Documentary (scroll down to "Toxic Soil Busters")
- Trailer for To the Moon, a full-length documentary about Co-Cycle, featuring young people biking across the US to promote and connect co-ops
Report from National Worker Co-op Conference (Chicago 2014)
Workshop at the National Worker Co-op Conference in Chicago June 1, 2014: "Our Cooperatives, Our Future: Youth and student perspectives on the cooperative movement."
Resources from the workshop
- US Cooperative Youth Council (website in progress)
- Australian Cooperative Youth Council
- Electric Co-ops / NRECA Youth Council
- Virginia Co-op Council's Youth Activities
- The Nigerian Youth Cooperative Network (NYCN-COOP)
- Comite Nacional de Jovenes Cooperativistas - Dominican Republic (National Committee of Youth Cooperators)
- United Nations Article about how co-ops empower youth.
- Green Worker Co-op (Bronx, NY) Co-op Academy for Kids