A short guide to collaborative decision-making for activist groups, co-ops and communities

Consensus enables a group to share power - everyone who is
fundamentally affected by a decision can work together to find solutions
that meet everyone’s needs. It’s about working with each other rather
than for or against each other.
It helps to build a stronger community. Consensus relies on us
respecting other people’s needs and opinions, and being open and
honest about our own needs. This it turn leads to better relationships in a
group.

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