Mapping And Landing In A Living World: How A Permaculture Design Course Helped Me Organize My Life

When I enrolled in a Permaculture Design Course in 2013, my youngest child was only three months old, and we had only recently landed in Scotland. I had spent most of my adult life away from Scotland…

World Cafe Method

Drawing on seven integrated design principles, the World Café methodology is a simple, effective, and flexible format for hosting large group dialogue. Each element of the method has a specific pur…

Create your own social network with the best community website builder - NING

Try it NOW! Watch video Get Started Be loud - share your ideas, target the right people, and raise awareness. With NING's help, you will be able to effectively promote any network, be it a political, music, religious, arts, or any other type of online communities.

Art of Hosting

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Create your own social network with the best community website builder - NING

Try it NOW! Watch video Get Started Be loud - share your ideas, target the right people, and raise awareness. With NING's help, you will be able to effectively promote any network, be it a political, music, religious, arts, or any other type of online communities.

Create your own social network with the best community website builder - NING

Try it NOW! Watch video Get Started Be loud - share your ideas, target the right people, and raise awareness. With NING's help, you will be able to effectively promote any network, be it a political, music, religious, arts, or any other type of online communities.

Welcome to Open Space! - OpenSpaceWorld.ORG

For many, Open Space has been a daring and marvelous exploration of the vastness and the urgency of personal and organizational transformation. For others, it's just an exceedingly effective, and efficient, meeting methodology. Welcome to a slice of all of that...

Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry - The Appreciative Inquiry Commons

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Ap-pre’ci-ate,v. 1. valuing; the act of recognizing the best in people or the world around us; affirming past and present strengths, successes, and potentials; to perceive those things that give life (health, vitality, excellence) to living systems 2. to increase in value, e.g. the economy has appreciated in value. Synonyms: VALUING, PRIZING, ESTEEMING, and HONORING. In-quire’ (kwir), v., 1. the act of exploration and discovery. 2. To ask questions; to be open to seeing new potentials and possibilities. Synonyms: DISCOVERY, SEARCH, and SYSTEMATIC EXPLORATION, STUDY. What is Appreciative Inquiry? “At its heart, AI is about the search for the best in people, their organizations, and the strengths-filled, opportunity-rich world around them. AI is not so much a shift in the methods and models of organizational change, but AI is a fundamental shift in the overall perspective taken throughout the entire change process to ‘see’ the wholeness of the human system and to “inquire” into that system’s strengths, possibilities, and successes. ” – Excerpt from: Stavros, Jacqueline, Godwin, Lindsey, & Cooperrider, David.

Theatre of the Oppressed webinar - Ulex Project

Ulex Project held a live discussion on Theatre of the Oppressed with three facilitators who are leading a range of 2017/18 trainings at the Ulex Project. Full transcript here: http://ulexproject.org/theatre-oppressed-webinar-transcript/ This webinar will enable participants to: – Gain an introduction to some of the principles and values that underpin the work – Understand how a range of key Theatre of the Oppressed tools can be used in a variety of situations (e.g. community empowerment, campaign development, group work facilitation, conflict transformation) – Learn about projects across the world using Theatre of the Oppressed – Learn more about how upcoming Ulex Project courses incorporate aspects of Theatre of the Oppressed. Speakers on the panel are: Ruth Cross: co-founder of Eroles Project, who run international residencies for a growing community of changemakers. As a facilitator, participatory artist, teacher, theatre maker, producer and activist, Ruth’s passion lies in co-creating spaces for transformation. Her practice has developed from immersive performance into coordinating complexity-responsive projects which bring communities together to dialogue, pl

Core Art of Hosting Practices

Work in progress! As you may notice, this page is getting step-by-step to completion. More gets added as time passes by... CORE METHODOLOGIES: CIRCLE PRACTICE…

Columbian Hypnosis Theatre of the Oppressed March 18 2012 Occupy the Empty Space

Filmed March 18, 2012. A social theater game exploring the role of leader and follower; who's in control, who's following, what if leading and following at the same time. Facilitated by Reka Polonyi, Theater of the Oppressed Laboratory (TOPLAB). From Occupy the Empty Space, a theatrical show of short plays, and teach-ins on Occupy and activist-related themes. The event was held at Judson Memorial Church, NYC. click here for the video playlist http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL537E6029935EAE43 --- columbian hypnosis colombian hypnosis

Art of Hosting - Proaction Cafe

The powerful Art of Hosting technique of Proaction Cafe is explored in this video as means of moving from discussion into action.

How to Create & Host a Live Workshop or Event (in 10 Steps)

So you want to know how to host a live workshop or small event. Awesome! Live workshops are a great way to teach, bring your community together, and also make some money, too! They aren't easy, but they are a lot of fun, but of course part of the battle is figuring out how to make it happen. Here are 10 steps to help you along the way: ✔️Step #1 - 0:29 - What is it about? ✔️Step #2 - 1:19 - Create an outline ✔️Step #3 - 1:45 - Define the duration ✔️Step#4 - 1:51 - Determine the size ✔️Step #5 - 2:41 - Choose a date ✔️Step #6 - 3:10 - Choose a space ✔️Step #7 - 4:13 - Determine the price ✔️Step #8 - 5:53 - Create an event page ✔️Step #9 - 6:38 - Make attendees feel special ✔️Step #10 - 7:24 - Marker the event -=-=-=-=- Links and Resources -=-=-=-=- Power-Up Podcasting Fast-Track Workshop: https://patflynn.lpages.co/podcasting-production-workshop/ 1-Day Business Breakthrough: http://www.1daybb.com How to Make Money from Your Personal Brand with Chris Ducker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGneskO55_4 LeadPages: http://www.smartpassiveincome.com/leadpages (this is an affiliate link!) Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com Tick

The Sound of the Seven Doorways

The Sound of the Seven Doorways can be found in Games for Actors and Non-Actors by Augusto Boal.

Community organizing, say whaattt?? Ray Friedlander at TEDxSitka

Ray Friedlander is an activist and community organizer for the Sitka Conservation Society. She has spent the last six years working with people for positive change within their communities, on campuses and in our country's capital. Her background in organizing originated at Santa Fe College in Florida and has evolved over the years through events like Powershift 2007 and 2009, the student protests during the University of California budget cuts and tuition hikes, as well as training programs with the Midwest Academy, Training Resources for the Environmental Community (TREC) and New Organizing Institute (NOI). When you have people together who believe in something very strongly - whether it's religion or politics or unions - things happen, said Cesar Chavez. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program,

Collective Story Harvest of Chicago Dialogue & Deliberation Projects

The Chicago Dialogue & Deliberation Community of Practice (COP), the Illinois Art of Hosting and the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) Chicago Chapter hosted an evening of storytelling, group sharing, and collective learning. Experience a meta harvest from participants representing each of their story arcs after a storytelling session on Chicago Dialogue and Deliberation Projects. Collective Story Harvest is a method developed by Art of Hosting practitioners that combines individual storytelling and small group process to collectively identify insights and learning. Dialogue & deliberation (D&D) includes a variety of small group conversational processes that allow people to share their perspective and experiences with one another, as well as examine options and trade-offs to make better decisions. For more information about Collective Story Harvest, check out http://amandafenton.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Collective-Story-Harvest-To-Go.pdf

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