Resources



In this section you will find all the tools and information on cooperatives you need, including on youth cooperative entrepreneurship. Any information missing? Let us know by sending an email.

Toolkits:

Money grows on trees. Youth organisations setting-up cooperatives, a practical guide providing a theoretical background to cooperatives and also a political tool urging youth organisations to rethink their fundraising strategies and encourage them to start looking at business as a way to promote their mission and advance their work. Published by the European Youth Platform in collaboration with CECOP, the European confederation of cooperatives in industry and services.

Youth and Social Inclusion, a report exploring the social situation of youth and assess the quality of social policies, services available to young people and how to create of quality and secure jobs through cooperatives. Published by the European Youth Platform in collaboration with CECOP, the European confederation of cooperatives in industry and services.

Youth coop movement in depth:

WORLDWIDE

International Cooperative Alliance Youth Network, helping young cooperators from different countries to connect, share experiences and ideas; providing an environment where young cooperators can learn more about the wider co-operative movement; involving young people from outside the movement through education and support and empowering young cooperators to engage with the rest of the movement to both raise the profile of youth issues and to ensure the youth perspective is presented during wider discussions.

Youth for #Coop: Cooperating Beyond Borders, a document aiming to aggregate the exchanges carried out among the 70 young cooperators who reflected and cooperated during the workshop "Youth for #Coop: cooperating beyond borders" in the framework of the International Summit of Cooperatives in 2016. It also presents some leaders of youth networks, providing insight into different activities carried out across the world. By Co-operatives Europe and the Centre for Young actors and managers in the social economy (CJDES)

We own it! is a campaign on youth cooperative entrepreneurship developed by CICOPA, the international organisation of worker cooperatives, social cooperatives, producers’ cooperatives and other types of cooperatives in industry and services.

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