Sat, Feb 25 at 10am - Sat, Mar 25 at 12pm (Pacific)
Accountability processes and pods have the potential to repair relationships and strengthen communities. At the same time, these are also very specific methods of creating accountability with plenty of risks associated with them.
This winter, join the Consent Academy for a series on the skills and knowledge needed to increase your chances of a successful accountability process or pod. Each class will include a 30 minute Q&A session and will be recorded for later viewing.
February 25 - Accountability Processes 101
Do you believe people who cause harm can change? How do they do it? How can they repair the harm they caused? And can they ever rebuild trust with their community?
Accountability Processes 101 is an introduction to what an accountability process is, how you guide and document one, and how you know it’s finished. If you’ve ever grappled with questions like the ones above, this workshop will help you gain clarity and plan a path forward for responding to harm.
March 11 - Accountability Pods
Do you have a group of people you trust to help you take accountability?
Accountability pods are often discussed in conversations around restorative and transformative justice, but what are they really? What do they actually do? Who should be in one? And do they even work?
Join us for a workshop on the foundational knowledge you need to set up your own accountability pod. We’ll discuss how accountability pods can help you grow, improve your consent practices, and feel more connected to an actual community.
March 25 - Accountability Processes 102
What does a successful accountability process look like?
For those interested in responding to harm in their immediate communities, there aren’t a lot of examples to guide you in creating and sustaining an accountability process. It makes sense that many attempts to find justice outside of the criminal justice system simply end up recreating much of the same harms and limitations. Join us for a workshop that dives deeper into accountability processes, exploring examples for what to do, pitfalls to avoid, and how to set reasonable expectations.
- This is an online series via Zoom. Zoom link and instructions will be emailed the day before and 30 minutes before each workshop begins.
- These workshops will be recorded.The slides will be made available.
- Class time is listed in Pacific Time. Use this time zone converter to see what time the class will be for you: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html
- Pay-What-You-Can tickets are open to anyone who needs them. Choose the ticket that is best for you.
- There are also a small number of discounted tickets available. If you are experiencing financial hardship, please inquire.
- Please let us know by email if you have any questions, access needs, or things that would aid in your learning: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Consent Academy:
The Consent Academy is an educational collective based out of Seattle, WA with volunteers all over the world. Our mission is to teach consent in all of its complexity, aspects, and potential. With over 60 years of education experience collectively, our approach incorporates disciplines of psychology, sociology, public health, psychotherapy, and personal coaching to create a systemic view of how consent impacts everyone, from the bedroom to the boardroom. We believe consent is part of everyday life and its practice builds stronger, safer, and more connected communities. For more information, visit us at www.consent.academy.