[Imc-lasvegas] Consensus Workshop date...
joesacco at myway.com
Thu Mar 17 20:41:44 PST 2005
The date works for me. Let me know what you all think...
(~ JOE ~)
--- On Thu 03/17, Logynn Madysen < logynnmadysen at hotmail.com > wrote:
From: Logynn Madysen [mailto: logynnmadysen at hotmail.com]
To: imc-lasvegas at lists.indymedia.org
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 16:25:14 -0800
Subject: [Imc-lasvegas] Consensus Workshop??
LV IMCistas:<br><br>I volunteered at the Special Meeting on Monday 3/14 to help facilitate the <br>organizing of the Consensus Workshop. I am putting out a call to all those <br>who would like to help out.<br><br>In my opinion, consensus in the foundation for creating change. Personally, <br>consensus is one of the most empowering things I have ever learned in my <br>life and one of the main reasons I believe in Indymedia as a movement.<br><br>No matter where we look, hierarchy is in every part of our lives. It <br>supports the domination of people over people, people over animals and <br>people over nature. It supports many of the concepts we are all disgusted <br>by: racism, sexism... Most of us choose egalitarian over heirarchy but how <br>often do we see it put into practice in a group setting. This is the power <br>of consensus. Consensus is by no means perfect, but it gives us a chance to <br>live out our beliefs and our will to strive for equality, allowing each <br>voice to be heard, as well as, thinking together to come up with ideas that <br>are greater than the sum of our individual minds.<br><br>I would hope everybody would be interested in attending this training, so to <br>maximize attendance I need to know:<br><br>#1 If the following date works for everybody?<br><br>#2 Who can attend? (to get an idea of cost of lunch).<br><br>This weekend is Anti-war demonstrations, next weekend is Anti-nuke with <br>Shundahai, so I suggest:<br><br> Saturday, April 2nd, 2005, 10 AM 2 PM,<br><br>We can raise money or all throw in for a veg./non-veg. lunch.<br><br>Here is a suggested outline for the event:<br><br>10:00 10:15 AM Intros<br><br>10:15 - 11:30<br>Explore the importance of the Consensus model, it's goals, and how it <br>functions (hand signals, sparkling, etc).<br><br>11:30 - 12:00 Lunch<br><br>12:00 2:00<br>Discussion and hands on role playing so we can make consensus work.<br><br>As always, everything is open for discussion.<br><br>You may contact me directly via email, so not to clutter the main list.<br><br>Logynn<br><br><br>_______________________________________________<br>Imc-lasvegas mailing list<br>Imc-lasvegas at lists.indymedia.org<br>http://lists.indymedia.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/imc-lasvegas<br>
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