anti-oppressive facilitation strategies

"Apparently asleep, but watching a mouse"
From Our domestic animals, their habits, intelligence and usefulness / by Gos de Voogt (1907)

29th chat, April 21 2015: anti-oppressive facilitation strategies

Moderated by @alyciaicyla, @captain_maybe, @kellymce

Storify by @oksveta

Readings:

Discussion questions:

  • Q1. What is good facilitation? What strategies make for a good meeting or discussion? #critlib
  • Q2. Tell us about a meeting that reinforced systemic power dynamics or oppressions (e.g. not on an individual basis). #critlib
  • Q3. How can participants intervene when there is troublesome facilitation? How can you effectively call out bad behavior in a mtg? #critlib
  • Q4. How might we apply feminist/anti-racist theory in discussions? Could librarians adapt/apply the Aorta guidelines? #critlib
  • Q5. What resources have you used for facilitation? How have you taught yourself to consciously facilitate? #critlib