4th annual international sociocracy conference

SoFA Zoom (Multi-Room)

Meet others people who are using sociocracy all over the world, in a wide variety of sectors like schools, business, communities, cooperatives, activist groups, as staff, volunteers, or neighbors. Hear the real stories from people like you!

Nonviolent communication introduction (3-sessions)

Earth - SoFA Zoom Room https://www.sociocracyforall.org/earth-zoom-819631941

An introduction class to compassionate communication (Nonviolent Communication, NVC). It covers basic concepts with many examples and practice. The classes will be taught by Jerry Koch-Gonzalez, co-founder and staff member of Sociocracy For All, a certified NVC trainer.

$100

Free introduction: What is sociocracy?

Venus - SoFA Zoom Room https://www.sociocracyforall.org/venus-zoom-299978898

This is a free sociocracy info session. We will look at what self-management is trying to achieve, how sociocracy works, and what kind of organizations are doing sociocracy.

Free

How Can We Witness Our Interdependencies? – Warm Data with Bateson

At the suggestion of SoFA member Brandon Dube, Jerry and Ted participated in a "warm data lab" session with Nora Bateson (daughter of Gregory Bateson). We came away inspired by the potential of this approach to support SoFA member development - getting to know each other in the context of an indirect exploration of how we are interconnected. We have scheduled a […]

Sociocracy in nonprofits (overview)

Earth - SoFA Zoom Room https://www.sociocracyforall.org/earth-zoom-819631941

Despite best intentions, many non-profits still copy the hierarchical structures of corporate businesses and replicate the power systems that are contributing to the societal issues we see. Could it be done differently? Hear what sociocracy has to offer.

Free

Sociocracy beginner class

Jupiter - SoFA Zoom Room https://www.sociocracyforall.org/jupiter-zoom-443527558

This sociocracy beginner training gives an overview of sociocracy: circle structure, roles & linking, consent-based decision-making. It's interactive, engaging, practical and inspiring!

$120

Workshop: Sociocracy with Children

Mars - SoFA Zoom Room https://www.sociocracyforall.org/mars-zoom-180463541

Sociocracy has many components, and yet children absorb concepts such as consent and selections much more easily than adults. In this workshop, you’ll gain hands-on experience using sociocracy tailored specifically for younger children (ages 5-10.) The workshop will come with an informational workbook designed to take children step by step through sociocratic processes along with an adult, whether you are working in a school group, at home, in a club, or a co-op.

Free

Educating the Village – embedding sociocracy in a cohousing community

Venus - SoFA Zoom Room https://www.sociocracyforall.org/venus-zoom-299978898

The first decision that Treehouse Village Ecohousing ever made was to practice sociocracy. Fast forward about three years, its members now consider this to be also one of its best decisions. Hear the stories and the learnings!

Free

How can sociocracy be used in volunteer/staff teams?

Jupiter - SoFA Zoom Room https://www.sociocracyforall.org/jupiter-zoom-443527558

As sociocracy is finding more and more interest in nonprofits, a tricky tension needs to be explored more deeply: how do power relationships change if some people are in paid positions while others are volunteering? How can nonprofits give volunteers a voice while still honoring the effectiveness of the staff team? 

Free

Co-working & IT Support (Spanish & English)

Mars - SoFA Zoom Room https://www.sociocracyforall.org/mars-zoom-180463541

This is a time to work together on our SoFA work! Just come do your thing and let's find focus together! Also, there will be an IT Circle support person (usually Pame, who speaks Spanish and English!) there for we can use breakout rooms to offer SoFA Tech Support! Get help with the SoFA Website […]

Free introduction: What is sociocracy?

Jupiter - SoFA Zoom Room https://www.sociocracyforall.org/jupiter-zoom-443527558

This is a free sociocracy info session. We will look at what self-management is trying to achieve, how sociocracy works, and what kind of organizations are doing sociocracy.

Free

Co-working & IT Support (English & Chinese)

Helping Circle Zoom

This is a time to work together on our SoFA work! Just come do your thing and let's find focus together! Also, there will be an IT Circle support person (usually CJ, who speaks English and Mandarin Chinese!) there for we can use breakout rooms to offer SoFA Tech Support! Get help with the SoFA […]