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The new way that we will start to organize our world is by co-creating with each other in shared higher purpose. Joint compassionate actions emerging from heart energy will gradually, bottom-up, make the current hierarchical structures of politics, corporations, and big organizations obsolete. We will replace the current structures, which are generally motivated by self-interest, fear, and separation, with an interconnected holarchy built on a foundation of love, trust, and unity.
Sectors help us to navigate in the emerging world by offering structures to connect with others who share our passion, and to exchange valuable information, e.g., social, evolutionary innovations that have already been made by others in our different fields of interest.
The Charter for Compassion works within a structure of twelve sectors. These sectors represent the ways in which societies currently work , while also offering navigation for heart-centered co-creations of the new harmonious world that we all desire.
To achieve grassroots impact, the main roles of the sectors are:
- To support connections, locally and globally, e.g., through the Map of Co-creators, local compassion connectors, and the sectors’ activities and contact people presented on our website.
- To offer a “library” of knowledge in the Grassroots Wisdom Book.
- To proactively facilitate networking and sharing of knowledge, e.g., through webinars (e.g., like EdNet), newsletters, social media, conferences, etc.
Get involved with the Charter for Compassion by partnering or volunteering in a sector!
It is important that sectors work to assemble a team to do the work at hand. The team should operate in tandem to:
- Determine its mission and vision and discern how their direction confirms the work of the Charter for Compassion.
- Utilize the steps of Building a Community on the website to form and reform the team on a regular basis. This objective will take some creativity with the steps outlined, but as you go through this section of the website you'll be able to discover how similar the steps are to your own work as a sector. Note that in Step 4, there is a model, the Tuckman Model, that can be helpful to keeping you on track.
- Consider what are the most grave issues that are a part of the conceivable work of the sector--realizing that dealing with all problems and concerns simultaneously are not possible.
- Consult the UN's SDGs, when appropriate and review how the facts/figures and goals and targets correspond to the sector's own mission and vision.
- Share issues with other sectors and determine how some sectors can work together collectively.
- Create operational goals and design a short and long term strategic plan to realize these goals.
- Solicit new team members as possible and mentor new members as they come onboard.
- Keep in contact with sector partners and invite new partners to participate in the work of the Charter.
- Make certain that at least one team member attends the regular staff and volunteer meetings and allow for conversation in sector meetings to update others on what is going on with the Charter.
- Committee members may be provided with materials to review, such as reports, proposals, or draft policies. It is the responsibility of the committee member to review these materials thoroughly and to share their observations about the materials.
- Upon occasion, team members are invited to participate in special meetings and retreats. It is hoped that a team works out who may represent their section regarding such meetings.
- Encourage one another as a team to participate in the Charter's Education Institute. By being a member of a team all team members are encouraged to take Charter Education Institute courses free of charge.
Review the work of each sector by clicking on the appropriate button below:
Global sectors councils will form to orchestrate connections, co-creation opportunities and knowledge exchanges, supporting awakening humanity in the joint pursuit of higher life missions. The councils will support heart-centered people and organizations to navigate in this complex, emerging ecosystem. These councils should have 5-8 members who:
- See the work in a sector as a unique opportunity to pursue their own higher life purpose.
- Can humbly co-create with others, e.g., with a deep desire of understanding others’ perspectives to identify and explore synergies with their own mission.
- Have skills and interest in supporting local initiatives and the formation of sub-sector teams.
- Are perfectly willing to withdraw from the global council if somebody else can offer greater contributions and shift their support to a sub-sector or other initiatives close to their hearts.
Co-creating with compassionate organizations, communities, and other sectors, will be critical contributions of a sector council. Accumulating content on our website will be important for visualizing the new emergence.
Roles of Global Sector Councils
To achieve co-creations and grassroots impact, sector councils are needed:
- To facilitate on-line networking and sharing of knowledge across currently unstructured compassionate initiatives, e.g., with webinars, newsletters, social media, conferences, etc.
- To offer connections and co-creation opportunities between caring people, locally and globally, e.g., through the Map of Co-creators, local Compassion connectors, and the contact people presented for each sector on our website.
- To offer a library of knowledge, accumulated in the Grassroots Wisdom Book.
- To catalyze the formation of local and sub-sector initiatives, and gradually form geographic and sub-sector councils.