On the art and science of bringing people together for shared thinking.


Facilitation Skills

A chart of skills, examples and descriptions for facilitating meetings related to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Social Justice Training Institute

Facilitator Prep Questions

Questions to consider when planning to facilitate meetings around diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Terminology & Underlying Assumptions for Facilitating Productive Conflict

A quick list of terminology and assumptions to address while facilitating events that will foster productive conflict.


Basic Facilitation Workbook

Explore the role of a facilitator and learn basic skills and tools for collaborative practices.

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Effective Meetings Training

This outline for a two-hour training on how to facilitate effective meetings will get your team ready to collaborate.

Take Action MN

Facilitation Training

This link lets you review a full agenda from TRICO’s Facilitation Training for Social Justice Education seminar.


Fast Five for Facilitation

Discover the five guidelines for successful meeting preparation and facilitation.

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Intro to Facilitation Manual

This manual is an introductory guide with step-by-step direction of facilitation.

Northeast Action

Running Meetings Using Consensus

A step-by-step guide of a training/group exercise for running meetings using consensus.

Northeast Action

League - ACT!

Link to several resources on facilitation training and techniques, as well as power mapping.

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