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Colloquium for the Common Good

How it works: Developed by the team at Opportunity Collaboration, the Colloquium for the Common Good is a fundamental element of programming used to b...

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Concentric Circles

How it works: Two circles of equal numbers of participants are formed. Participants in the inner circle face outward and those in the outer circle fac...

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World Cafe

How it works: In this method a large group is presented with an overarching theme like Poverty Alleviation or Improving Education Systems. In this met...

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Lifeline

How it works: Each participant is given ten minutes to plot ten key events along a timeline of their life on a piece of flip chart paper. Then they ex...

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Reciprocity Circle

How it works: A Reciprocity Circle is an activity designed to build trust and encourage participants to provide tangible support to one another. Parti...

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