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A proposed agenda for the first organizing call: (Feel free to edit it here, or contact [[User:John Abbe|John Abbe]] to offer input. You need an account to edit the NVC wiki. If you don't already have one, you can send your name to '''[mailto:nvcwiki@gmail.com nvcwiki@gmail.com]'''.)
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Some of us are organizing an American Summer Festival for 2009 - and beyond! It is modeled on the annual [[European Summer Festival]], and other events we have enjoyed such as [http://circlesofwisdom.org/circles.htm Circles of Hope]], the [http://www.leaderful.newyorkintensive.org/description.htm New York Leaderful Gatherings], various [[Family Camps]], etc.
  
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Stay tuned for developments, or join our [http://groups.google.com/group/americansummerfestival mailing list] and contribute to the development yourself. We're using the NVC wiki here to keep records and organize ourselves. To get an account so that you can edit the wiki, send your name to '''[mailto:nvcwiki@gmail.com nvcwiki@gmail.com]'''.
  
* Check-in:
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=Planning meetings=
** whatever you need to say to help you be present, and
 
** briefly why you're excited about this
 
  
* The vision/invitation: An American NVC Summer Festival, in a different part of the Americas each year, with a culture that is leaderful - using Open Space, no formal/paid NVC teachers, with people taking turns facilitating after the organizers 'hold' the first couple of days - and family-friendly, inviting both individuals and families to reach across nuclear family boundaries for community-building, support and connection.
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Next one will be organized soon; get on the mailing list to help select the date.
  
* Questions and Answers about the vision, and people's experience at the European NVC Summer Festivals
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[ASF meeting 2008 Oct 3]
 
 
* Who, Where & When:
 
** do any of us want to be the main organizer(s) for a 2009 or 2010 summer festival?
 
** if not, explore and decide on next steps toward finding such people
 
 
 
* What else?
 
** other next steps if there's time & interest: who else to involve, money, etc.
 
 
 
* Scheduling next call(s)
 
 
 
* Check-out - celebration/mourning
 
 
 
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Related past/future gatherings:
 
 
 
[http://circlesofwisdom.org/circles.htm Circles of Hope]
 
 
 
[http://www.leaderful.newyorkintensive.org/description.htm New York Leaderful Gatherings]
 
 
 
[[BayNVC]] [http://www.baynvc.org/calendar/view_entry.php?id=CD2473&date=20080626 Family Camp]
 
 
 
[[NWCC]] [http://www.nwcompass.org/trainings/trainings.cgi?training_id=00425&td=yes Family Camps]
 
 
 
Next [[European Summer Festival]] is Sweden, August 9-16, 2009
 

Revision as of 01:17, 4 October 2008

Some of us are organizing an American Summer Festival for 2009 - and beyond! It is modeled on the annual European Summer Festival, and other events we have enjoyed such as Circles of Hope], the New York Leaderful Gatherings, various Family Camps, etc.

Stay tuned for developments, or join our mailing list and contribute to the development yourself. We're using the NVC wiki here to keep records and organize ourselves. To get an account so that you can edit the wiki, send your name to nvcwiki@gmail.com.

Planning meetings

Next one will be organized soon; get on the mailing list to help select the date.

[ASF meeting 2008 Oct 3]