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== About ==
<p>The Facilitation Working Group is dedicated to protecting the collective thinking and consensus decision-making processes to ensure maximum inclusivity of those present for OccupyBoston decision-making. Our work may include facilitation of meetings, assessing and improving the consensus process and the conduct of meetings, documenting the processes being used by Occupy Boston, training of facilitators and making proposals to Occupy Boston General Assembly regarding improved processing of proposal- and decision-making.
 
</p><p>Facilitation WG meetings are at <u>5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and 4:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday</u>. The meetings are held in the<br />Federal Reserve plaza, next to the building across the street (Atlantic Avenue) from where General Assembly takes place. Please join us, your help is needed.
 
</p><p><i>What is a facilitator?</i><span style="font-family: Arial">A facilitator helps members of any Occupy Boston group express themselves in their meetings in a way that allows for consensus-building. Facilitators relinquish their democratic voice on the subjects at hand in order to protect the process for the benefit of the community. As such, facilitators do not indicate their feelings or express their ideas about what is being said or decided upon during the time they are facilitating.</span>
 
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<p><br />Please see the living document we're using to guide the General Assembly and the consensus process.
 
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<p style="text-align: center"><a href="Wiki/GA Facilitation &amp; Consensus">Facilitation and Consensus Guide</a></p><p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: medium"></span></p><p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: medium"></span></p>
 
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The Facilitation Working Group is dedicated to protecting the collective thinking and consensus decision-making processes to ensure maximum inclusivity of those present for OccupyBoston decision-making. Our work may include facilitation of meetings, assessing and improving the consensus process and the conduct of meetings, documenting the processes being used by Occupy Boston, training of facilitators and making proposals to Occupy Boston General Assembly regarding improved processing of proposal- and decision-making.
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Facilitation WG meetings are at <u>5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and 4:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday</u>. The meetings are held in the<br/>Federal Reserve plaza, next to the building across the street (Atlantic Avenue) from where General Assembly takes place. Please join us, your help is needed.
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''What is a facilitator?''<span style="font-family: Arial">A facilitator helps members of any Occupy Boston group express themselves in their meetings in a way that allows for consensus-building. Facilitators relinquish their democratic voice on the subjects at hand in order to protect the process for the benefit of the community. As such, facilitators do not indicate their feelings or express their ideas about what is being said or decided upon during the time they are facilitating.</span>
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<p style="text-align: center"><br/>Please see the living document being used to guide the General Assembly and the consensus process.</p><p style="text-align: center"><u>[[Wiki/GA Facilitation and Consensus Guide|<span style="font-size:medium">Facilitation & Consensus Guide</span>]]</u></p>
 
== <span style="font-size:medium">Consented Facilitation Working Group Proposals</span><br/> ==
 
== <span style="font-size:medium">Consented Facilitation Working Group Proposals</span><br/> ==
 
<p style="text-align: center"><u>[[Wiki/GA Schedule Change|<span style="font-size:medium">GA </span><span style="font-size:medium">Schedule Change</span>]]</u></p><p style="text-align: center"></p><p style="text-align: center"><u>[[Wiki/Priority Process Proposal|<span style="font-size:medium">Priority Process</span><span style="font-size:medium">Proposal</span>]]</u></p>
 
<p style="text-align: center"><u>[[Wiki/GA Schedule Change|<span style="font-size:medium">GA </span><span style="font-size:medium">Schedule Change</span>]]</u></p><p style="text-align: center"></p><p style="text-align: center"><u>[[Wiki/Priority Process Proposal|<span style="font-size:medium">Priority Process</span><span style="font-size:medium">Proposal</span>]]</u></p>
 
 
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== <span style="font-size:medium">Pending Facilitation Working Group Proposa</span><span style="font-size:medium">ls</span><br/> ==
 
== <span style="font-size:medium">Pending Facilitation Working Group Proposa</span><span style="font-size:medium">ls</span><br/> ==
<p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size:large">[[Wiki/FWG Proposals|General Assembly Consensus Facilitation Proposal]]</span></p><p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: smaller"></span></p><p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: smaller"></span></p><p style="text-align: center">'''FWG WILL HOST A SERIES OF WORKSHOPS<br/>FOR ONGOING REVIEW OF THIS<br/>NEW CONENSUS PROCESS'''<br/>'''BEFORE SUBMITTING TO GA FOR CONSENSUS'''</p><p style="text-align: center"><br/>'''SCHEDULE TBA''''<br/>'''''<br/><br/>'''DRAFT PROPOSALS NEEDED TO USE FOR REVIEW<br/>PLEASE CONTACT FWG @'''<br/>'''&nbsp;[mailto:facilitation@occupyboston.org facilitation@occupyboston.org]'''</p>
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<p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size:large">[[Wiki/FWG Proposals|General Assembly Consensus Facilitation Proposal]]</span></p><p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: smaller"></span></p><p style="text-align: center"><span style="font-size: smaller"></span></p><p style="text-align: center">'''FWG WILL HOST A SERIES OF WORKSHOPS<br/>FOR ONGOING REVIEW OF THIS<br/>NEW CONENSUS PROCESS'''<br/>'''BEFORE SUBMITTING TO GA FOR CONSENSUS'''</p><p style="text-align: center"><br/>'''SCHEDULE TBA''''<br/><br/><br/>''DRAFT PROPOSALS NEEDED TO USE FOR REVIEW<br/>PLEASE CONTACT FWG @'''<br/>'''&nbsp;[mailto:facilitation@occupyboston.org facilitation@occupyboston.org]'''</p>
 
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Revision as of 13:14, 12 November 2011

About

The Facilitation Working Group is dedicated to protecting the collective thinking and consensus decision-making processes to ensure maximum inclusivity of those present for OccupyBoston decision-making. Our work may include facilitation of meetings, assessing and improving the consensus process and the conduct of meetings, documenting the processes being used by Occupy Boston, training of facilitators and making proposals to Occupy Boston General Assembly regarding improved processing of proposal- and decision-making.

Facilitation WG meetings are at 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and 4:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday. The meetings are held in the
Federal Reserve plaza, next to the building across the street (Atlantic Avenue) from where General Assembly takes place. Please join us, your help is needed.

What is a facilitator?A facilitator helps members of any Occupy Boston group express themselves in their meetings in a way that allows for consensus-building. Facilitators relinquish their democratic voice on the subjects at hand in order to protect the process for the benefit of the community. As such, facilitators do not indicate their feelings or express their ideas about what is being said or decided upon during the time they are facilitating.



Please see the living document being used to guide the General Assembly and the consensus process.

Facilitation & Consensus Guide

Consented Facilitation Working Group Proposals

GA Schedule Change

Priority ProcessProposal


Pending Facilitation Working Group Proposals

General Assembly Consensus Facilitation Proposal

FWG WILL HOST A SERIES OF WORKSHOPS
FOR ONGOING REVIEW OF THIS
NEW CONENSUS PROCESS

BEFORE SUBMITTING TO GA FOR CONSENSUS


SCHEDULE TBA'


DRAFT PROPOSALS NEEDED TO USE FOR REVIEW
PLEASE CONTACT FWG @'

 facilitation@occupyboston.org


Meeting Minutes


Contact Us

facilitation@occupyboston.org



Based on: Facilitators at wikispaces