Overall Direction

<aside> ‚úč This is an exercise and design document for establishing consensus within groups (particularly physically decentralized groups). It is based largely on the work of Dean Spade and the model that he presented in Mutual Aid for establishing consensus, but with some modifications (e.g. the addition of the "Grounding" step).


What is the purpose of this particular meeting? The conversation steward should replace this text with a brief introduction to the conversation.

Consensus Making

Step 1: Grounding

Step 2: Discussion

Step 3: Divergent Ideation

Step 4: Convergence

Step 5: Collaboratively Modify Proposal

Step 6: Assess Support

Step 7: Finalize Decision OR Circle Back to Steps 2/4