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Co-op Membership

Your support enables us to educate the community, facilitate dialogue, and express the reality of a democratic economic alternative.

What Does Membership Do For You?
• You own a share in the bookstore!
• Elect and/or run for the Board of Directors.
• Vote! Share in the decision making process.
• Participate in any of our standing committees
• Discounts on books, all other merchandise, plus other deals throughout the year.
• Access to member-only events
• Support the Riverwest Cooperative Alliance

One Year Membership = $20
Lifetime Membership = $100

All memberships can be either individual or for the family. And, annual memberships accumulate to become lifetime memberships.







To become a member, either stop in-store, or fill out the form, then use the PayPal link to pay online. You can also send check or money order.



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Become A Member

Your support enables us to educate the community, facilitate dialogue, and express the reality of a democratic economic alternative. What Does Membership Do For You? • You own a share in the bookstore! • Elect and/or run for the Board of Directors. • Vote! Share in the decision making process. • Participate in any of …

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History of the Cooperative Movement

Early History of the Cooperative Movement ! People have always found ways to cooperate to satisfy their material and emotional needs and desires. It is in our nature as human beings — as inherently social animals — to work together for the common good. Viewed from this perspective, it is clear that the history of …

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The Rochdale Principles

The Rochdale Principles are a set of ideals for the operation of cooperatives.  The following principles are adapted from the International Cooperative Alliance. 1. Voluntary and Open Membership – Cooperatives are voluntary organizations, open to all persons able to use their services and willing to accept the responsibilities of membership, without gender, social, racial, political or …

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