Principle #1: Voluntary and Open Membership

Principle #1: Voluntary and Open Membership

We are a voluntary organization, open to all people able to use our services and willing to accept the responsibilities of membership, without gender, social, racial, political or religious discrimination.

Learn more about each of the 7 Cooperative Principles:

Principle #1: Voluntary and Open Membership

Principle #2: Democratic Member Control

Principle #3: Members’ Economic Participation

Principle #4: Autonomy and Independence

Principle #5: Education, Training and Information

Principle #6: Cooperation among Cooperatives

Principle #7: Concern for Community

7 Cooperative Principles