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Session 14: Fair Group Decisions

Session 14: Fair Group Decisions
Session 14: Fair Group Decisions

In This Section

  • I believe that decision making should not be the exclusive right of the privileged. That those who are affected by policy—not those who by...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 2 Activity 1: Story — Game Day 10 Activity 2: Authority, Majority, and Consensus 10 Activity 3: Role Plays 20...
  • Today's session is about our fifth Unitarian Universalist Principle, the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process in our...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Centering table A chime or bell Newsprint, markers, and...
  • Materials for Activity Copy of the story, " Game Day " Leader Resource 1, Illustration – Game Day in Abby's Classroom Optional: Fidget...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Leader Resource 2, Ways to Make Group Decisions Preparation for Activity Print the...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint sheets "Authority," "Majority," and "Consensus," from Activity 2 Preparation for Activity Read the...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional: Stickers Preparation for Activity Plan the scenario for which you will ask...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice, candle, and lighter or LED battery-operated candle Taking It Home Newsprint, markers, and tape Optional:...
  • With your co-leaders, reflect on the session. What went well? What would you do differently next time? Ask yourselves: How have you made...
  • Description of Activity Participants follow through on the Faith in Action idea created in Activity 4, Making a Group Decision. Be sure to...
  • Materials for Activity Visual aids, such as a list of the congregation's board members and their roles, copies of board agendas, or photos...
  • I believe that decision making should not be the exclusive right of the privileged. That those who are affected by policy—not those who by...
  • Abby always liked school, but she was especially excited about today. Her class had earned a reward: a game day! Their teacher, Dr. Liu,...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Authority "I will make the decision." One or more leaders decide what is best for the group as a whole at this time. Leaders may consult...
  • The Consensus Decision-Making website has helpful material on consensus. A Quaker blogger, Robin Mohr, writes about teaching Quaker methods...

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