The Community Co-Ownership Initiative
How to Get Involved:
The kickoff workshop session in our Education and Training series will be:
Intro to Community Land Trusts & Cooperative Ownership: Histories and Legal Models
Sunday, April 22, 2018 | 2:30pm-5:30pm
Hosted at Liberating Ourselves Locally
1234 23rd Ave, Oakland, CA 94606
Open to the Public
Please RSVP on our Eventbrite Page Here
Join us for the 2018 CCOI Education and Training Series for monthly workshops on Co-Ownership starting April 2018 through September 2018.
Prospective Residents Interested in Starting a Co-Ownership Project: The training series will consist of both open-to-the-public training sessions and cohort-track working sessions on the basics of site assessment, group governance & decision making, legal structures, and financial strategies for cooperative ownership and stewardship. This series will be compiled into an online learning curriculum resource to share widely.
The application to join the cohort track of the Community Co-Ownership Initiative 2018 Education and Training Series is open! Applications are Due April 9, 2018. Learn More & Apply for the Cohort-Track of the CCOI Series Here.
Residents of Existing Co-Ownership Projects: This project is here to support you too! We will be conducting specific training sessions for deepening, maintaining and supporting existing CLT and cooperative resident ownership projects. We are also looking for folks to join us as peer-trainers to provide insight for new co-ownership project cohorts. If you live in a co-ownership project and would like to get involved, please contact us here.
Education & Training Series Topics Include:
1. Overview of Community Land Trusts and Cooperatives History
2. Overview of Models for Cooperative Development & Resident Ownership
3. Creating a Life Together: Collective Vision, Group Process and Decision-Making for Co-Ownership
4. Cooperative Governance 101
5. Property Search & Site Assessment
6. Financing Options, Budgeting and Feasibility Analysis
Education & Training Series participants will:
- Learn the basics of cooperative housing and resident controlled ownership models
- Gain skills in group process, visioning & decision-making
- Receive technical assistance on legal and financial strategies for shared ownership.
- Grow partnerships with Community Land Trusts on developing co-ownership projects in the Bay Area.