Here you’ll find stories of successful organising, training and facilitation, what’s new in these areas already helping us build the world we want, news of Rhizome’s activities, and news of upcoming events. Please do feel free to comment and leave your own reflections – let’s shape our learning journey together.
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We’ve just heard about these events that look interesting, but can’t make it ourselves. We are fans of all forms of participative and democratic decision-making, so drop us a line if you go, to give us the low down. What should we do when consensus can’t be reached? What if cooperative decision-making is better achieved […]
Rhizome recently published key Reflect learning resources, that have been useful for important work around the world, including Community Development and Freirian training in the UK, and our approach to facilitation and training. The reflect-action.org website had stopped working so these resources weren’t readily available for the wider public. ActionAid, who previously hosted Reflect, […]
NEON Summer Gathering 21st July 2018 2018 has been an important year for social movements. We have seen ACORN tenants groups successfully stop housing evictions, Grenfell campaigners demanding justice and communities stopping new Fracking sites; health and education groups have stepped up their fight against the ever expanding hostile environment policy and cleaners at the […]
Take a look at our newsletter, packed full of upcoming Rhizome workshops, what’s hot in our field, featured resources and more. Book on to our one-day workshops whilst there’s still spaces – a facilitation masterclass and managing conflict. There are also open workshops we’re offering at Block around the Clock, on building resilient groups, avoiding […]
Rhizome has been busy facilitating community conversations around the country, using our facilitation skills and experience working with conflict. We’re interested in your experiences doing the same, so do please get in touch or comment below to share how it went. If you’d like us to come and hold a space for needed or challenging […]
Rhizome likes both our action and our democracy direct, so we’re very happy to be supporting Reclaim the Power’s blockade against fracking at Preston New Road at the end of June. The Block around the Clock programme has a great line up of speakers, workshops and activities to get you inspired, informed and ready for […]