Chapati Power Diagrams are a leaderful organising tool which helps a group analyse power in a specific situation.
Blended Decision making allows for a collaborative, nuanced and power-informed approach to decision making in groups which can strengthen the capacity for leaderful organizing.
The DARCI grid (template) is a leaderful organising tool which allows for clarity in the distribution of roles and responsibilities.
Case study of a citizens’ jury about the National Disability Insurance Scheme NDIS called the Citizens’ Jury Scorecard Project (Australia).
Building a Resiliency Network: A Toolkit for Building Community Resilience during a Contentious Election Cycle
This toolkit offers simple, step-by-step guidance and worksheets for leaders seeking to take decisive steps to create resilience to violence in their communities.
People Power, Civil Resistance and Nonviolent Action NVA Trainers and Facilitators – Lists of training activities from Beautiful Trouble.
Looking at building a group? Here are key questions that any group should consider and define during its formation.
Resources for inducting new volunteers into a peacebuilding community project. Includes insights into how one voluntary group operated, consensus decision making, and internal conflict resolution processes.
Ben Knight presented at Progress 2015 about the power of unleashing collective intelligence through better technology. He provides a short introduction to the Loomio platform for discussion and decision-making.
Consensus is a nonviolent decision-making process that aims to create the best possible decision for the group. The input and ideas of all participants are gathered and synthesized to arrive at a final decision that is acceptable to all. Through consensus, we are not only working to achieve better solutions, but also to promote the growth of trust and respect within the group.
Making collective decisions and navigating conflict and are core activist skills. Conflict is usually viewed as an impediment to reaching agreements and disruptive to peaceful relationships. However, it is the underlying thesis of Consensus that nonviolent conflict is necessary and desirable.