Assemblies and deliberations

Here we describe the architecture of venues in which the work of stewarding & provisioning in is done: assemblies & reviews, deliberations & choices, design practices & cultural exchanges.
Updated: 19jul2021
This topic is incomplete, to be extended xxx
Assemblies - face-to-face venues for stewarding - are:
  • Circles, under broadly sociocratic principles - operational members
  • Standing assembly (all-hands) - operational members
  • commons.hour - operational members, user members
  • General assembly - operational members, user members, Circles
  • Board of stewards - proxy for General assembly, between assemblies; effectively a Circle of nominated spokespeople for each Circle, operating on behalf of the multistakeholder General Assembly. Convenes the General Assembly
  • etc?
Media spaces for deliberation within stewarding are:
  • The forum - specific nominated categories/threads in the forum? A decisions & polls thread/category?
  • Polls (?)
  • etc?
Protocols for assemblies and deliberations: