What is a Needs Assessment?

What is a Needs Assessment?

A needs assessment is a systematic process for determining and addressing needs, or gaps between current conditions and desired conditions or wants. The discrepancy between the current condition and wanted condition must be measured to appropriately identify the need.

Assembly Structure & Roles 101

Assembly Structure & Roles 101

The Assembly Structure is designed to facilitate both the “Assembly” roles and offices as well as the “Operational” roles within the Assembly.

A Look at Structure

A Look at Structure

Putting together a functional Assembly can seem complicated. Often it leads Assemblies to create top down systems because it’s easier to dictate than to empower. This should help.

Wishful Thinking

Wishful Thinking

One serious issue that Assemblies can find themselves falling into is “Magical Thinking”. Conceiving of something doesn’t make it so…

Outside Influences

Outside Influences

It’s been coming to my attention that there are a lot of outside groups exerting influence on Assemblies. The role of an Assembly is very important to transforming our world from being ruled, to self-governance.  Think for a moment about the immense...