How young people, technology and co-op values are creating a better future

Recently I jumped on a train to Birmingham and attended the founding conference of Students For Co-operation, a new national federation supporting students to set up co-operatives while at university. The aim is to help students gain control over key areas of their life, such as housing, food and transport, in an affordable and democratic way.

As soon as I arrived I could feel the excitement of something new beginning, and throughout the weekend I was inspired by the numerous ways co-operatives are already being used to help people collectively meet their needs in the UK and across the world.

Read the full article on The Guardian website.