The Community Co-Ownership Initiative (CCOI) education and training series is starting its fourth year and we’re excited! Please join us for workshops in Fall 2021:
Fall 2021 Workshops:
Environmental Justice and Practice – This 2-part series (indoor environment, outdoor environment) will focus on how climate change and pollution affect us at home, and practices and programs to build more resilient and sustainable housing communities.
Saturday, October 9, 10:30am-12:30pm
Workshop video: https://youtu.be/oAJFkGd6V18
Saturday, November 6, 10:30am-12:30pm
Wellness Recovery Action Plan – It’s been a tough year and mental health challenges have been exacerbated or surfaced for many of us. Join us to learn about this evidence-based tool to deal with mental or general health challenges and attain the highest possible levels of wellness.
Saturday, December 4, 10:30am-1pm
Spring 2021 Workshops:
Fair Housing for Collective Housing – Best practices in navigating the complex world of fair housing while staying true to your community’s unique identity.
Saturday, January 23, 10:30am-1pm
Workshop video: https://youtu.be/YnQliGzhDmE
Wellness Recovery Action Plan – An evidence-based practice used worldwide by people dealing with mental or general health challenges and by those who want to attain the highest possible levels of wellness
Saturday, February, 10:30am-1pm
Workshop video: https://youtu.be/hkeADwjWVs8
SB91 Housing Assistance // Asistencia para la vivienda de SB 91 – Housing assistance coming out of Senate Bill (SB) 91. Starting on or after March 15, 2021, the state of California and other localities will start accepting applications for housing assistance. //Asistencia para la vivienda que surge del Proyecto de Ley del Senado (SB) 91. A partir o después del 15 de marzo de 2021, el estado de California y otras localidades comenzarán a aceptar solicitudes de asistencia para la vivienda.
Saturday, March 6, 10:30am-1pm
Workshop recording: https://youtu.be/NlmK-jklMQY
Acquisition & Rehab (Part 2) // Adquisición y Rehabilitación (Parte 2) – Nuts and bolts of purchasing and rehabbing existing housing, with focus on subsidies, rehab and conversion from rental to coop // Proceso de compra y rehabilitación de viviendas existentes – Habrá interpretación y materiales en español.
Saturday, April 17, 10:30am-1pm
Workshop recording: https://youtu.be/X7kZF1OGCME
CLT Boards 101 – How to establish boards for new CLTs and do ongoing board development // /Establecimiento de juntas para nuevos CLT y desarrollo
Saturday, May 29, 10:30am-12:30pm.
Workshop recording: https://youtu.be/W8_pLDuevTw
History of Collective Land and Housing: Cooperatives and Community Land Trusts
Saturday, April 25, 2020 | 10:30am – 1pm
Workshop video: https://youtu.be/A7dBT8ZCr6M
Financing and Budgeting: Resources and How to Create More
Saturday, June 27, 2020 | 10:30am – 1pm
Workshop video (due to technical issues, it starts later in presentation): https://youtu.be/87DT3A2b70c
Conflict Reconciliation: Sustainable Practices for Life Together
Saturday, August 15 2020 | 10:30am – 1pm
Workshop video: https://youtu.be/uDQBgbLiidM
Budgeting & Maintenance – Planning ahead and thinking collectively about your maintenance needs.
Saturday, October 17, 10:30am-1pm
Workshop video: https://youtu.be/Oy7z7FHZavk
Conflict De-escalation – Practicing and developing processes to bring down the heat.
Saturday, November 14, 10:30am-1pm
Workshop video: https://youtu.be/Ig2q1w2CWUg
Acquisition & Rehab (Part 1) – Nuts and bolts of purchasing and rehabbing existing housing
Saturday, December 12, 10:30am-1pm
Workshop video: https://youtu.be/8IegAVBQJkI
Prospective Residents Interested in Starting a Co-Ownership Project: We encourage you to join the current series of workshops and fill out this survey to tell us more about yourself and your vision. Also, as we continue to offer this training series, we are adding content to an online learning curriculum resource as we go: https://learn.nclt.org/. (No need to log-in; tabs for resources are on the top left)
Past training topics have included:
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