A grassroots, environmental justice organization based in San Francisco’s Mission District

Urban Action Learning Academy – Governance & Stewardship

From Vertical to Horizontal Leadership

What models of governance enable community self-determination?  Reflect on how one’s own leadership can evolve within different governance models.  Begin to unpack a toolbox for building a solidarity economy.


Sharing Leadership

How do we lead in the context of non-hierarchical structures?  Understand the critical aspects of good governance. Participate in collective decision making around the right governance model for an emerging solidarity economy project.


Working Cooperatively is a Muscle we Develop

Learning how to work and communicate cooperatively is a muscle that we develop.  Learn facilitation practices to support participatory groups.  Practice strategies for navigating the challenges that can arise in collective processes.