Category Archives: Cooperative

Community of Urbana-Champaign Cooperative Housing to Reduce the Post-Pandemic Youth Housing Divide

Housing cooperatives have a long history in the US. In university towns like C-U, those laboratories of young people assume new importance in the post-pandemic city. Escaping the logic of a typical landlord-tenant agreement, members self-manage and maintain the houses … Continue reading

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Cooperatives and Socialism

Colin Dodson is IT coordinator at the Common Ground Food Co-op. The last two years have given us plenty of reason to grow weary of “politics” and lose faith in the political structures around us, but as a cooperative, Common … Continue reading

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The Art Theater Coop

  By Leigh Stewart Estabrook, President, Board of Directors, Art Theater Coop The Art Theater Co-op, serving Champaign, Urbana and the surrounding communities, was the inspiration of Sanford Hess, then sole owner of what was the Art Theater, and Ben … Continue reading

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