OSCAlums is an alumni affiliate group to assist with, and advocate for, OSCA and OSCA members’ experience at Oberlin College. Their purpose is to:
Encourage Alumni participation, via financial contribution and participatory engagement, to strengthen OSCA as a critical asset of Oberlin College and Conservatory.
Enhance the long-term sustainability of OSCA by providing support and continuity for OSCA leadership and programmatic initiatives.
Promote research and fellowships that strengthens and champions OSCA and enhances OSCA’s impact on communities in Oberlin and beyond.
Sponsor events and programs that support OSCA and advance opportunities for personal, educational and professional exchange between alumni and current OSCA members.
Support experiences for democratic discussion and create awareness of systems of oppression by building opportunities for creative participation and empowerment.
Promote understanding of, and appreciation for, OSCA’s financial model of parity and equitable control of capital.
Facilitate open communication with the Alumni Leadership Council, Oberlin Alumni office and Oberlin College governance bodies.
Support OSCA’s collaboration with local, regional, national and international networks of cooperatives, and share ideas from cooperative movements at large and in the world.