Re: Annual community process/facilitation budget?
From: Chris Hansen (itschrishansengmail.com)
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2017 16:16:27 -0700 (PDT)
Thanks Jerry,
Wondering what a 'modest line-item' looks like numbers-wise?
Cheers
Chris
On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 7:12 AM Jerry Koch-Gonzalez <jerry [at] cohousing.com>
wrote:

>
> We have our own in-house people who teach and share communication skills
> like compassionate communication (NVC) and Byron Katie's The Work. And we
> also have in-house members who teach facilitation and governance
> (sociocracy).  Some of that teaching/sharing happens in our monthly whole
> community meetings and some of it happens outside of meetings. We also have
> a modest line item in our annual budget that can be used to bring trainers
> in or send our folks out. To me continually moving towards a higher level
> of communication and governance skills is key to living in an enjoyable
> community.
>
> ​
> Jerry Koch-Gonzalez  413-549-1747
> Founding Resident, Pioneer Valley Cohousing Community
> <http://cohousing.com/>
> Co-Founder
> , The Sociocracy Consulting Group <http://sociocracyconsulting.com/>,
> Sociocracy
> For All <http://sociocracyforall.org/>, and New England NVC
> <http://newenglandnvc.org/>
>
> *Sociocracy/Dynamic Governance in Cohousing See 3-minute video here
> <https://youtu.be/7DAl1f1HFfM>.*
>
> On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:45 PM, Maggi <librarymaggi [at] gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > This is a question for established communities... in what ways does your
> > community invest in improving the communication skills of your members,
> > financially or otherwise? Do you provide in-house training to use
> consensus
> > or other models of decision-making? What about other tools like
> > compassionate communication? Do you send your members to conferences or
> > workshops?
> >
> > Thanks in advance for your feedback!
> >
> > -Maggi Rohde
> > Touchstone Cohousing, Ann Arbor
> > http://www.touchstonecohousing.org/
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