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There are rules and expectations. It's very important that everybody in the community understand what they are, so we can function together harmoniously:
 
There are rules and expectations. It's very important that everybody in the community understand what they are, so we can function together harmoniously:
* [[Founding Document]]
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* [[Founding Document]] and [[Omni History]]
 
* [[Safer Space Policy]] and [[Statement of Solidarity]]
 
* [[Safer Space Policy]] and [[Statement of Solidarity]]
 
* [[Conflict Resolution Policy]]
 
* [[Conflict Resolution Policy]]

Revision as of 08:30, 14 December 2015

What if one of the largest community centers and venue spaces in the Bay Area was run by a volunteer collective where everybody is a leader, where people give what they can and take what they need? We are trying to do just that, at the Omni Commons.

The People

We should have pictures and bios and stuff. Coming soon?

Getting Involved

We love new people! There are many ways to get involved:

Who's in Charge?

Everybody is in charge. Really.

Members of our 8 collectives make decisions together using consensus, on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month - they're called "Delegate Meetings" because every group has to send at least one person - meetings are open to everybody.

The delegates do not function as any sort of governing body for the groups involved in any general sense. There are no senators. Their only and sole point is to reach consensus on the use of the space, how to pay bills, resolve any conflicts between the groups in the space, interface with the state, banks, authorities and map out the logistical dissemination of the collective work needed to maintain the space as a commons open to the surrounding community: That's it.

There are rules and expectations. It's very important that everybody in the community understand what they are, so we can function together harmoniously:

Details! I want details!

Quick tools:



(on the Archival Calendar)

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