Toolbox

COCo Toolbox

The toolbox is a collection of practical tools and resources for community groups. From a pdf guide on how to run effective meetings, to an online video about incorporating a non-profit organization, the toolbox has a broad variety of tools to meet your needs. Best of all the toolbox is dynamic and will continue to expand and evolve over time.

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Teaching Community Technology Handbook


Here at COCo, our Commun-IT program is constantly engaged in how to transfer the skills we have around technology and media to the community groups we work with. It is a clear truth of our work that “having a particular skill doesn’t necessarily mean you are equipped to teach it to others”- which is why […]

November 30, 2016


Resource on Social Media for Small Non Profits


It is so rare to find good resources on social media for small non profits– and when you do, the definition of small hovers around “30-50 employees”. Here at COCo, that’s the upper limit of the groups we work with, and many of them have no staff at all. As a result, we have been sending this […]

April 28, 2016


Implementing a Disability Justice Framework: A ToolKit


We were so excited to see the release of the “Disability and Access Toolkit” this past month from Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). The toolkit offers a thorough and practical introduction to how organizations can build “the capacity to engage disability activists with relevancy and respect”. The toolkit, available in full here, is split […]


Surveillance Self-Defense: Tips, Tools and How-tos for Safer Online Communications


This resource for secure communication tools offers tips and solutions for a diversity of counter-surveillance needs. Surveillance Self-Defense: Tips, Tools and How-tos for Safer Online Communications

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April 7, 2016


Friends Make the Best Medicine: A Guide to Creating Community Mental Health Support Networks


Friends Make the Best Medicine: A Guide to Creating Community Mental Health Support Networks

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Madness and Oppression Guide by the Icarus Project


A resource on the intersections of mental health and anti-oppression. Madness and Oppression Guide by the Icarus Project

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Coordinating a Gift Economy: Gathering of Libertarian Infrastructures in Catalunya


A report-back from a gathering in the Catalan town of Manresa, this text offers insights into how solidaristic economy initiatives can coordinate and remain firmly rooted in social struggles. Coordinating a Gift Economy: Gathering of Libertarian Infrastructures in Catalunya

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We Are All Very Anxious


A zine on anxiety and anti-capitalist strategy. We Are All Very Anxious

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Accomplices Not Allies: Abolishing the Ally Industrial Complex


An Indigenous perspective on the “ally industrial complex.” Accomplices Not Allies: Abolishing the Ally Industrial Complex

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Who Is Oakland: Anti-Oppression Activism, the Politics of Safety, and State Co-optation


A pamphlet out of Oakland, CA, challenging tendencies in anti-oppression politics centered on personal attitudes, notions of coherent and homogeneous “communities”, and the conflation of identity and solidarity. Who Is Oakland: Anti-Oppression Activism, the Politics of Safety, and State Co-optation

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