The Citizen’s Climate Collective – how to participate
How can I take part?
There are several ways to participate at the Citizens’ Climate Collective:
- to join an existing work group
- to create a new work group
- to organise meetings in your district
Every involvement is welcome and you can contribute to this collective work according to your availabilities and preferences.
But what is a work group?
It consists in a regrouping of people who want to work on a specific subject and/or district. Every group decides about their way of functioning, their objectives and the frequency of meetings.
Mutual respect: Everyone has the right to speak. We listen to one another and respect each other.
Inclusion: Everyone is welcome and can participate as a valued, respected member contributing to the community as long as they respect the shared values of the group. In the same line, we forbid a positioning that could prevent the inclusion of everyone.
Non-violence: We exclude all violent, destructive or malignant behaviour.
Dialogue: We want to favour constructive dialogue between citizen and the different parties involved.
Radicality: In opposition to greenwashing, we are convinced that it needs deep changes in societies that are at the height of climate challenges.
Collective intelligence: Alone, we go fast; but together we go further. Collective intelligence is the connection of skills, knowledge, creativity, reflection and problem-solving capacities… at the service of a common objective.
Co-construction: We would like to proceed according to a participatory process, make emerge, create spaces for analysis and idea exchange, build the solutions that we find most adapted together.
Empowerment: At our scale, we – as citizen – can be active and a force of proposition. We can change things and provoke change from our cocitizen. Together, citizen can also dialogue with the concerned politicians or industries. There is no ready-made solution, it is up to us to construct our future together.
Adaptability: We want to move forward together, experiment, be open to evolve the concept, the approach, the methods according to the participatory process.
Diversity: Diversity in people, skills, time investment, …