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WORKSHOP | Sociocracy Governance & Decision-Making

August 25, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT , 2-hour Live Workshop

Register below to join on Tuesday, August 25th | 1-3pm pacific / 4-6pm eastern (See your local time)



About this Workshop

Sociocracy is a governance system that supports healthy group processes. Sociocracy has a strong focus on equality and effectiveness and is used worldwide in a variety of organizations, particularly in intentional communities.

In this workshop, we will provide an overview of the basic concepts of sociocracy: how we make decisions, how we empower and connect teams and we can improve continuously over time. We will do small-group exercises and demonstrations so everyone can experience the clarity, consideration, and flow that sociocracy brings. Also examples and stories from communities!


During the workshop you will learn:
  • Ideas of how to clarity of who decides what in a community so decisions are easy
  • Ways to decide together with everyone included
  • Productive meetings that practice egalitarian culture with heart



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About Ted Rau:

Ted is part of Sociocracy For All (SoFA), an international organization he co-founded with his colleague Jerry Koch-Gonzalez in 2016. SoFA is now a growing, international movement service organization that provides resources, training and networking for sociocracy practitioners. Ted co-authored the sociocracy handbook Many Voices One Song in June 2018 and has taught sociocracy workshops on in several countries, like the USA, Brazil, UK, Italy. Ted is transgender, and his experience of seeing gender dynamics from both sides has influenced his thinking and perception. Ted has 5 children and has been a resident of Pioneer Valley Cohousing in Massachusetts since 2012. Learn more at www.sociocracyforall.org/community




August 25, 2020
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
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