Communication

Introduction to Accountability Models

These activities and worksheets are from a workshop titled "Introduction to Accountability Models" presented by Evelyn Smith at NASCO Institute 2017.

Workshop Kit: "Communication, Conflict, and Living Cooperatively"

This workshop kit includes the facilitator's guide which provides a step by step breakdown of how to deliver this workshop which is the place to start. Handouts and activity sheets are also included here. People are encouraged to use the material as-is or adapt it as needed for their particular coop.

Vibes Activity Facilitator's Guide

This activity book is a resource for co-ops to grab activities to be used to build relationships, healthy communication, better self-care and other positive vibes for their co-ops. The book is intended as a facilitator's guide of sorts that allows the meeting chairperson to select activities to use either at regular meetings or for special meetings or activities.

Kwunsensus Meeting Process (Modified Consensus)

The Inter Cooperative Council at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor uses a modified consensus process, called "Kwunsensus," for their board decision making. This process was created by and named after an ICC member. This document is an excerpt from the ICC standing rules, which includes an overview of the process, a table to guide with decision making, and a process flowchart.

Consensus 101

This handout is from Laird Schaub's (Fellowship for Intentional Community) workshop titled "Consensus 101" at NASCO Institute 2013.