we need good storytelling that shares our story in a way that people understand it and feel what we are trying to transmit it.
this storytelling will serve as an example that it is possible to do affordable housing that everyone can have a place to call home
The mission of the Raise-Op is to operate safe and affordable housing that is democratically controlled by its Members on a non-profit basis.
The five principles that support this mission are:
Respect for other people and cooperative property;
Accountability to the cooperative and to each other;
Integration across different social groups;
Solidarity with individual members who face various social and economic challenges, and Solidarity with the movement for safe and affordable housing; and,
Equity among Members in the sharing of social and economic resources.