Every year North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) hosts the NASCO Institute, a cooperative education and training institute. It's an exciting opportunity to meet and network with co-opers from all over the US and Canada, to learn more about our movement and to learn new cooperative skills!
NASCO Institute 2013 A Fire in Our Bellies Food Justice & Cooperatives
November 1-3, Ann Arbor Michigan
The Institute will give participants an opportunity to become more versed in food literacy, to learn about and connect with on-the-ground alternative food systems, and even to envision and plan their own food or other co-op business start-ups!
This year, as a way of delivering Food Justice programming that is relevant for cooperative youth, we are partnering with NASCO to develop a day-long intensive workshop at the Institute! CoFED's session will highlight our work organizing student food cooperatives across the US and we will create a space for participants to grow their own vision and plan to shift their university context towards a viable, community-scale food system. YES!
Check out this year's schedule, course listings, and presenter bios. Malik Yakini, Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, will be the keynote speaker and will discuss "Building Co-ops to Foster Community Self-determination."
The deadline for the discounted early-bird rate is Thursday, October 10, register now on NASCO's website. Scholarship applications are also due Thursday, October 10- you can apply for a scholarship online here.
If you're interested in this AMAZING opportunity get in contact with your regional organizer, and if you have any questions about Institute itself email Morgan Crawford and Remy Corso at [email protected] and [email protected].
530 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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