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Consensus Guide

A guide on consensus decision-making, produced by Seeds of Change. This guide, while not directly written for grantmaking decisions, covers useful topics when guiding teens to a consensus-based decision, including:

  • What’s wrong with democracy?
  • Why use consensus?
  • Conditions for consensus
  • The consensus process
  • The stages of consensus process
  • Consensus flowchart
  • Guidelines for taking part
  • Quick decision making
  • Consensus in large groups
  • Large groups consensus flowchart
  • Troubleshooting


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