Non-profit: Learn To Change

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Learn to change is a Non Governmental Organization that brings together a community of teachers and educators working to support educational transformation for the benefit of building sustainable democratic societies, while developing learners as whole persons (head, heart, hands).

A Time bank in Massachusetts

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Valley Time Trade is a volunteer organization that tracks hours of service offered by members to other members, referred to as a time bank. It is located in the north-central part of the Pioneer Valley, a western region in the state of Massachusetts.

A non-profit

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Mindfulness First is a 501c3 nonprofit located in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Founded in 2014, Mindfulness First’s mission is “to offer scientifically-informed programs based in Mindful Awareness and Social-Emotional Learning which provide children and adults with tools to manage stress and navigate life’s challenges”. It is comprised of 17 people including staff and board members.   […]

A theater company

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Will Kempe’s Players (WKP) are a one-year old, cooperatively-owned theatre company based in Troy, NY with fourteen active members. While they stage modern productions, their primary focus is on performing the theatrical works of Shakespeare and other productions “integral and idiomatic” to the Elizabethan era.    

LOS school

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LOS is a sociocratic school located in the small village of Duerne in the south of the Netherlands. LOS stands for “Leren, Ontdekken, Spelen” – “Learn, Discover, Play”. Instead of classrooms and a curriculum, LOS Deurne has functional spaces in which students and supervisors develop activities.

Cohousing: Eden community

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Eden Community is a Christian cohousing community.  This case study will be interesting to anyone who wants to know how sociocracy meshes with Christian philosophy and practice, or  who has interest in how an intentional community functions well with sociocracy. Sociocratic governance was chosen over consensus, democracy and single-person leadership following active research by the founders, […]

For Profit: KittenTech

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This case study features a proposal for a for-profit in the UK. This case-study is helpful if you are a for-profit KittenTech used Sociocratic principles to collaboratively shape a proposal for Sociocracy in KittenTech that would address the problems faced for onwards discussion with the current leadership team. This case study was written by Simon

Cohousing: Instituto Bioregional do Cerrado

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This case study presents an ecovillage. This case study is helpful if you are interested in intentional community/ecovillages. IBC’s purpose is to create and implement innovative projects and programs to raise awareness and increase sustainability in bioregional communities. “[In the beginning]  there was sometimes a lack of buy-in to the process and motivation to learn. In […]

Cohousing: Pioneer Valley Coho

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This case study is about Pioneer Valley Cohousing (MA, USA). They switched from consensus to sociocracy in 2012. Hear what they have to say about the difference. You can also see this video on the same topic. This case study is helpful if you are part of a group that is running on consensus are […]