Meta-Practice

Collective Agreements from the MAP Fund

I recently learned about these collective agreements for panelist discussions from Jenn Woodward of c3:initiative, from the MAP Fund‘s RE-Tool: Racial Equity in the Panel Process (2018, PDF). I think these are great agreements to review to cultivate equity and mutualism.

Openness to others’ points of view 

Awareness of power dynamics 

Positive spirit, generosity, laughter, constructive critique 

Full attention to discussion, limiting distractions*

Letting others speak, finish thoughts, deep listening 

Staying grounded in the guidelines and criteria  

 

[*On Zoom, to me, this means limiting the what’s entered in the chat window to relevant items like agendas, links, spellings of names, etc.]

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