Before the introduction of the “peer-to-peer” (P2P) governance system, the organization already had a flat hierarchy. The new processes were introduced gradually, they built it up slowly.
Rocky Corner is a cohousing community being built in Bethany, Connecticut in the USA. Its first members started meeting in 2006 and now they are open to get new associates.
Another School is Possible Association (BBOM in Turkish) is building a movement of parents, educators, children, and entrepreneurs who are striving for a childcentered, playfocused, nonprofit primary education where children are “allowed to be children”.
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).
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.
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. […]
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.
Casa Latina a council of sustainable settlement of Latin America. Casa Latina runs itself sociocratically and offers sociocracy training to intentional communities on the continent.
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.
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, […]