Carnival: The New DIY Organizing

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Carnival: The New DIY Organizing

QuakerQuaker Carnival, 4/1: This month we look at the emerging Do It Yourself leadership ethos, fueled by technology and renewed interest in collaborating across Quaker lines.

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About the Blog Carnival

A blog Carnival is a opportunity for bloggers to write about a shared topic for a month. This month we're turning to a style of organizing that is emerging among some Friends.

There's been a newish DIY leadership ethos developing--much more cross-branch, collaborative. More willingness to talk about issues where there's not unity. There's been some loosening of the "silos" of Quaker bodies. Many of the established organizations don't know quite what do this with us and there's a danger this might fuel an unhelpful spirit of anti-institutionalism. A lot of this ties into the generational leadership changes we've been seeing, but we're less interested in resume changes than the changes in organizing.

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The relationship of DIY and established Friends bodies

Started by QuakerQuaker. Last reply by Christine Manville Greenland 4th month 22, 2011. 1 Reply

Some yearly meetings are embracing new communications--Northwest Yearly Meeting in the U.S. definitely wins the prize on this. But many--well, most--are indifferent and clueless. A lot of Quaker…Continue

What are some examples of new organizing you've seen?

Started by QuakerQuaker 4th month 1, 2011. 0 Replies

QuakerQuaker is an obvious example. For the first few years it didn't take any more of my (Martin Kelley's) time than we might expect of a committed volunteer committee clerk. Even now it's only…Continue

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