Tanya Beer writes: “One of the things that routinely gets in the way of foundations having a learning culture is what happens when staff and boards engage. The problem is that most of the routines in the board room are actually based on the mental model that social change is a technocratic problem-solving endeavor. So what happens—in the ways that artefacts get exchanged with boards, and in the ways that board conversations get set up—is that we incentivize and reward staff who project a degree of certainty about how social change happens that’s just not real because the change process is much more complex…”Visit Link
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Bruce Dickson writes, “Because coherent VMP statements come out of a group consensus process of some kind they demonstrate a group of people didn’t just get together. They were able to identify shared values and purpose and come to the best consensus available on concepts and language for their likemindedness. A Constitution and Bylaws are NOT the “spine” of your org, nor the heart. Constitution and Bylaws cannot and do not substitute for simple statements describing the WHAT of your org: HOW you plan to make the world more wonderful, WHAT goals you have and HOW you generate income-support.” This resources includes workshop process guides.
The Change Agency website is a large and growing library of more than 3000 activist education resources. Most activists and organisers are literally drowning in extraneous information and pressed for time, so it’s crucial that we can quickly find just the information we need. There are three ways to find just what you’re looking for…