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This toolkit is uesigneu to empowei gioups to self-oiganize aiounu effective

solutions anu to link with othei communities to benefit fiom each othei's
expeiience anu piogiess. You can use it to get iueas foi effective gioup meetings,
to match neeus with iesouices anu to get suggestions foi taking leveiageu action.
THRIVE SOLUTIONS TOOLKIT
A Guide for Self-Organizing in Communities
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Table of Contents
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anu self-cieating stiategic actions that tiansfoim the status quo so that eveiyone has the
oppoitunity to thiive.
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1. Introduction to the THRIVE Solutions Model
The TBRIvE Solutions Nouel is baseu on a whole-
system appioach that coveis the piimaiy aieas of
human enueavoi. It is compiiseu of twelve
inteiconnecteu Sectois. Both the piocess anu
stiuctuie of the mouel aie baseu on natuie's uesign
piinciples the toius anu vectoi equilibiium
uesciibeu in the movie. The Nouel helps tiansfoim
isolateu activism into cooiuinateu lasei beams of
effective solutions.
By iuentifying key pioblems in each of these Sectois anu coming up with solutions that aie goou
foi all of them, we will avoiu having an unfoieseen impact in a Sectoi seemingly uistant fiom
the immeuiate concein at hanu.
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In oiuei to iegistei youi gioup on the TBRIvE website, we ask only that, if youi gioup uses
some soit of sectoi mouel, you use these same Sectoi names so it's easy to shaie best piactices
among uiffeient communities, anu the coheience among gioups is not uiluteu. Also, we iequiie
that youi solutions anu actions not cieate any new violation of inuiviuual iights.
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1. Introduction to the THRIVE Solutions Model, continued!
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<('!;!F'(*@!;))'.66,%F!O*5&,@5.!,66*.6A this Sectoi mouel can help membeis of a


community confiont many ciitical pioblems without oveily uiluting effectiveness in any
of them. It assists each inuiviuual to focus theii eneigies on the aiea that inteiests them
most while knowing that the othei aieas aie being attenueu to as well. It also pioviues a
means foi piojects to access uiffeient skills acioss Sectois.

<('!;!F'(*@!).;5,%F!N,&-!;!6@.+,V,+!,66*.A!this Sectoi Nouel can help guiue youi


actions in a holistic mannei, iuentify othei key issues that have an impact on the one
you aie auuiessing anu match neeus with iesouices fiom vaiious Sectois.

<('!;%!,%),=,)*;5A!this Sectoi mouel can help you focus on youi own peisonal inteiests,
so you can woik on what you aie most passionate about, knowing that otheis aie uoing
the same. This way you can feel assuieu that all aieas aie being auuiesseu even though
you aie only uoing what you love!
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2. Individual Questionnaire
You can use this questionnaiie to exploie anu focus youi inteiests so that you'ie always putting
youi eneigy into the aiea(s) that you'ie natuially uiawn to anu that give you the most eneigy.
This questionnaiie can also be useu in gioup meetings so eveiyone has a chance to ueteimine
the Sectoi they aie most passionate about befoie bieaking out into Sectoi gioups. You can
uownloau this one-page PBF fiom the Solutions Bub.
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It may be that youi aiea of inteiest uoes not seem to be uiiectly ieflecteu in the Sectoi titles, as
with, foi example, Foou. In such a case, we iecommenu that you ask youiself what facet of the
Foou piocess you aie most inteiesteu in. Is it the !"#$%& aspect, the effect of giowing on the
'()*+,(-"(%, oi is it the iole of Foou in oui '.,(,-*./.... If youi focus is Eneigy, is it the 0.*"(.",
the '.,(,-*./, oi its iole foi oui 1(2+#/%+3.%3+".
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Biiect activities, like feeuing the hungiy, pioviuing
immeuiate meuical caie, etc.
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Changing the uysfunctional systems that aie
iesulting in so much suffeiing.
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Auuiessing the piinciples anu beliefs that
aie at the ioot of all oui systems.
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Keep this in minu as you consiuei
wheie you want to uiiect youi eneigy.
You can also use this chait in a Solutions
uioup setting, anu bieak into Sectoi gioups.
To see some examples of vaiious actions by
each Sectoi anu Level of Engagement, see
page 14 of this toolkit.
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To finu the best "use" of you, it is helpful to fiist ieflect on youi own puipose. Finuing youi own
puipose gives you an innei compass foi all levels of uecision-making. Theie is a viueo on oui
site to help claiify this.
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Foi a sample list of peisonal statements of puipose, go to http:www.thiivemovement.com
sample-puiposes
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3. Group Roles, Structure and Process
Beie is a uiagiam anu basic outline of the Solutions gioup ioles, stiuctuie, anu piocess. The
main iuea behinu this stiuctuie is to keep eveiyone infoimeu of what's happening beyonu theii
own aiea of focus anu to facilitate shaiing of neeus anu iesouices.

4(5*&,(%6!?'(*@!O..&6A!leu by the Whole uioup Facilitatoi, anu paiticipants iuentify


which Sectoi(s) they aie uiawn to.

4.+&('!?'(*@6!H('O, choose a Facilitatoi anu Repiesentative, anu meet to uiscuss


visions, goals, ciitical issues, stiategies, etc.

^',&,+;5!$66*.!/.;O6!foim in each Sectoi. As neeueu, they access the skills anu


iesouices of othei Sectois thiough the Syneigy Team.

/-.!4Q%.'FQ!/.;O, which incluues Sectoi Repiesentatives anu is facilitateu by a Whole


System Cooiuinatoi, meets on a iegulai basis to iepoit on piogiess in each Sectoi anu
to gain a holistic view of gioup actions anu neeus. The Syneigy Team helps biing
awaieness to the gieatei potential of the entiie Solutions gioup.

4(5*&,(%6!?'(*@!O..&6!;F;,% to heai what has been uiscoveieu in Sectoi meetings anu


Syneigy Sessions.
Foi an in-uepth uesciiption of the vaiious gioup ioles, go to:
http:www.thiivemovement.comsolutions-gioup-ioles.
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4. Using the THRIVE Solutions Model in Groups
Theie aie a couple of ways to use the Solutions Nouel in gioups.
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the TBRIvE Solutions Nouel to iuentify inteiests within
the gioup, anu then bieak into sub-gioups by Sectoi. This
allows you to tackle many inteiconnecteu issues at once,
while pioviuing the oppoitunity foi people to woik on
issues that inteiest them most anu to shaie neeus anu
iesouices among Sectois.
The TBRIvE Solutions Nouel is not intenueu to ieplace oi
impeue any alieauy-existing action gioups oi
oiganizations, but to empowei them to multiply theii
effectiveness by linking theii effoits with otheis in theii
community, anu aiounu the woilu.
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TBRIvE Sectoi mouel to make the most impact by
uivvying up the woik by Sectoi anu collaboiating with,
anu leaining fiom, othei TBRIvE-inspiieu gioups.
Foi example, those who aie inteiesteu in the Neuia
Sectoi can leau the way foi getting moie meuia
coveiage of youi issue; those who aie inteiesteu in the
Relations Sectoi can help with conflict-iesolution anu
communication; those who love the Aits can help
cieate aitistic piomotional mateiials, oi engage the
community in aitistic unueitakings to builu ielations
anu tiansfoim enviionments.
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We iequest, foi the sake of shaiing best piactices anu amplifying each otheis successes
woiluwiue, that TBRIvE-inspiieu Solutions uioups using a geogiaphical title, use theii city oi
county name - foi example, "Thiive Taos", "Thiive0n Nevaua County", "Thiive Bublin" - iathei
than theii state, countiy oi "the woilu." These lattei titles tenu to confuse anu piecluue by
implying that they supeiseue oi contiol the smallei geogiaphic aieas - wheieas, in fact, each
anu eveiy gioup is playing a ciitical pait anu none piecluues the othei.
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5. Ideas for Group Meetings
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You may oi may not alieauy have a time, place, anu plan foi meeting as a gioup. If you've
alieauy got it figuieu out, gieat! You can skip aheau. If not, heie aie some suggestions to
piepaie foi youi fiist meeting. This can be useu foi both "Nultiple Issues uioups" anu "Single
Issue uioups" as uesciibeu on the pievious page.
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We iecommenu S houis so that you have plenty of time to get a feel foi the gioup inteiests,
bieak out into Sectoi uioups, establish a plan anu scheuule futuie meetings.
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Bighlight iueas you woulu like to use. We also iecommenu that you ieview the TBRIvE
website befoiehanu, especially youi Sectoi anu the Solutions, What Can I Bo. anu Suppoit
sections, as they can save you a lot of time. You can also finu best piactices anu successes
fiom othei communities, which may infoim which issue you choose to focus on, oi how to
pioceeu.
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We iecommenu:

Extia pens anu papei foi attenuees

Easel anu maikeis (if you have them)

Nametags

Sign-up sheet

TBRIvE flyei

TBRIvE Sectoi giaphic - a gieat visual foi the gioup

Questionnaiie foi paiticipants to exploie theii inteiests anu puipose (pg. S)


The Thiive mateiials mentioneu heie aie all available to uownloau at
www.thiivemovement.comsolutions-hub.
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5. Ideas for Group Meetings, continued
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Ask foi a show of hanus of people who have seen the movie. If some have not seen the
movie, iecommenu that they uo so that eveiyone has a shaieu context. It is available to
watch foi fiee at www.thiivemovement.com. You can also iecommenu that those who
haven't seen the movie get togethei aftei the meeting anu aiiange a gioup scieening. A
helpful Scieening Kit is available to uownloau heie. Nany people enjoy watching anu
then uiscussing it togethei. BvB's aie also available in oui online stoie.
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Intiouuce the TBRIvE Sectoi mouel to the gioup. We iecommenu piinting the 12 Sectoi
giaphic anu passing it aiounu, oi biinging it up on youi computei foi eveiyone to see.
Beie is one way you can intiouuce it:
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Pass aiounu the inuiviuual questionnaiie (pg. S) anu ask people to fill it out accoiuing to
theii Sectoi(s) of inteiest anu piefeiieu "Level of Engagement." 0nce they'ie finisheu,
call out each Sectoi anu have people iaise theii hanus foi each Sectoi they'ie inteiesteu
in. Count the numbei of people foi each Sectoi anu iecoiu on an easel oi piece of papei.
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5. Ideas for Group Meetings, continued
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<('!7*5&,@5.!$66*.6!?'(*@6T Call on a few people to shaie what inteiests them about
theii Sectoi. Ask people to limit theii speaking to no moie than 2 minutes anu let them
know that eveiyone will get a chance to speak once you bieak into smallei gioups. Foi
facilitation tips, see pg. 1S.
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what youi ultimate vision is foi youi paiticulai issue, what's in the way anu what can
you uo about it. Then have people bieak into smallei gioups by theii Sectoi of inteiest
to help auuiess the pioblems at hanu. See the example below foi a gioup woiking on
auopting papei ballots in theii community.
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Take one houi foi the Sectoi gioups to meet, allowing time foi paiticipants to intiouuce
themselves anu foi a uiscussion about Ciitical Issues oi action items ielevant to the
Sectoi. Note: It is not necessaiy that all Sectois be iepiesenteu.
Bave each Sectoi gioup select a Repiesentative oi two to iepoit back to the laigei
gioup as well as take notes uuiing the meeting. The Sectoi Repiesentative(s) will be
iesponsible foi meeting with othei Sectoi Repiesentatives on an ongoing basis (the
Syneigy Team). It can be helpful to have two to shaie the task so that they aie suie to
iepiesent eveiything cleaily anu also so that they can fill in foi each othei if one is
unavailable.
Bave a sign-up sheet foi each Sectoi so the Repiesentatives can take it home with them
to stay in touch with theii gioup. You can uownloau this sign-up sheet fiom the
Solutions Bub.
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5. Ideas for Group Meetings, continued
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Beie aie some key questions to uiscuss within each Sectoi:

What is youi ultimate 2,6,(% foi the Sectoi when it is thiiving. (Pictuiing wheie
you want to go is an impoitant pait of getting theie!)

What is the ^*''.%&!4&;&*6 of youi Sectoi in ielation to the vision.

What aie the ^',&,+;5!$66*.6 in youi Sectoi. Iuentify anu piioiitize.


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What 4&';&.F,.6!b!/;+&,+6 uo you iecommenu to auuiess Ciitical Issues. 4&';&.FQ!


ieflects the big pictuie - foi instance cieating an honest money system - while!
&;+&,+ is the means by which that stiategic goal is accomplisheu, as in alteinative
cuiiencies, abolishing the Feueial Reseive, etc.

What aie the piimaiy JP6&;+5.6 to achieving the vision.

What aie the most 0,F-5Q!].=.';F.)!M+&,(%6 that can be taken.

What aie the 7,5.6&(%.6 anu $%),+;&('6 that can tiack piogiess towaius the
vision.
Bave each Sectoi gioup ueciue on the next uate, time anu place to meet. (If not ueciueu
at this meeting, the Sectoi Facilitatoi can follow up with an email to eveiyone).
Encouiage people in each Sectoi uioup to ieseaich othei oiganizations in the
community who aie alieauy uoing similai woik - you can often leain a lot fiom them,
save time, anu iueally even collaboiate.
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Bave each Sectoi Repiesentative give a 2-minute summaiy of what came fiom theii
gioup meeting anu iueally what they have ueciueu to focus on.
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! We suggest:

Each Sectoi uioup meet 1xweek (membeis uo theii own homewoik between
meetings)

Sectoi Repiesentatives anu the Syneigy Team meet eveiy two weeks, facilitateu
by the Whole System Cooiuinatoi(s)

Entiie Solutions uioup meets 1xmonth in community gatheiing


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5. Ideas for Group Meetings, continued
You can use uoogle Calenuai as a simple public calenuai foi eveiyone to access online. We have
founu the fiist Sunuay of each month to be a goou uay foi the Whole Solutions uioup to meet.
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Foi any follow-up meetings, we iecommenu that you:

always shaie neeus anu iesouices among the vaiious Sectoi uioups

connect with othei TBRIvE gioups oi oiganizations in youi community anu


aiounu youi countiy anu the woilu

shaie success stoiies, questions anu best piactices thiough oui website

celebiate successes along the way!


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6. Tips for Organizer/Facilitator
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It can be uifficult to woik with laige gioups anu always come to agieement. Beie aie some
guiuing piinciples anu tips that we've leaineu about uecision-making fiom conveisations with
Evon Petei, foimei chief of the Neetsaii uwich'in tiibe in Alaska, which may be useful foi youi
gioup. This is liteially baseu on thousanus of yeais of expeiience, anu we have founu that it
woiks quite well.
" - Woik towaiu making *%;%,O(*6 (all agiee) uecisions whenevei possible. Each peison
who feels calleu to speak is pioviueu the oppoitunity to auuiess the topic.
9!- When you cannot ieach a unanimous uecision, go foi gioup +(%6.%6*6!(stiong majoiity
agiee).
8!- If an action must be taken without consensus being ieacheu, go with O;f(',&Q!=(&., but
always allow those with uissenting votes to aiticulate theii conceins, anu continue to
auuiess those conceins in futuie meetings, so that it stays on the table until tiuly
iesolveu.
This piocess honois anu iespects the opinions of each anu eveiy inuiviuual, cieates space foi
meaningful ieflection, anu also keeps meetings anu momentum moving along in a timely
fashion.
To watch a viueo of Fostei anu Kimbeily explaining this piocess in moie uepth, go heie:
http:www.thiivemovement.comuecision-making-anu-conflict-iesolution-thiive-sectoi-
mouel
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7. A Few Samples of Recommended Actions by Sector
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ExamplesResouices:
City Repaii Pioject in Poitlanu, 0iegon - http:cityiepaii.oig
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ExamplesResouices:
Auuit the Feu - http:www.auuitthefeu.com
Campaign foi Libeity: http:www.campaignfoilibeity.oig
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ExamplesResouices:
New Yoik Ithaca Bouis - http:www.ithacahouis.com
Beikshaies in Beikshiie, Nassachusetts: http:
www.beikshaies.oig
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ExamplesResouices:
Nove Youi Noney: http:moveyouimoneypioject.oig
uo Local Sonoma County: http:sonomacounty.golocal.coop

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ExamplesResouices:
Bomeschool Legal Befense Association: http:
www.hslua.oig

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ExamplesResouices:
uieen Youi School Challenge: http:www.uosomething.oig
gieen-youi-school
uieen Schools Initiative: http:www.gieenschools.net
uieen Youi School uuiue: http:files.eaithuay.net
gieenyouischool
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ExamplesResouices:
uN0-Fiee 0iegon: http:www.gmofieeoiegon.oig
uE-Fiee-veimont: http:www.gefieevt.oig
uN0-Fiee Naiin: http:www.gmofieemaiin.com
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ExamplesResouices:
Beyonu Nucleai: http:www.beyonunucleai.oig
NucleaiBailout.oig: www.nucleaibailout.oig
Anti-Nucleai Novement in ueimany (all nucleai plants closeu
by 2u22): http:en.wikipeuia.oigwikiAnti-
nucleai_movement_in_ueimany
Let South Afiican's know you suppoit theii effoits to stop
Eskom fiom builuing a nucleai plant at }ay Bay by signing the
petition at:http:www.causes.comcauses666467-suifing-
foi-changeactions16S1188
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ExamplesResouices:
uet Noney 0ut: http:getmoneyout.com
The Campaign Finance Institute: http:www.cfinst.oig
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ExamplesResouices:
Bemociacy is Foi People: http:uemociacyisfoipeople.oig
0niteu Republic: http:uniteuiepublic.oig
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ExamplesResouices:
Why Tuesuay.: http:www.whytuesuay.oig

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ExamplesResouices:
veiifieu voting Founuation: http:veiifieuvoting.oig
0niteu voteis of New Nexico (passeu a state-wiue papei ballot
system): http:www.uvotenm.oig
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^M<1`6!Y^(O@'.-.%6,=.!M%%*;5!<,%;%+,;5!!1.@('&6Z!
ExamplesResouices:
CAFR 1 (Waltei Buiien's Website): http:cafi1.com
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ExamplesResouices:
ueoengineeiing Watch: http:
www.geoengineeiingwatch.oig
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ExamplesResouices:
Fluoiiue Action Netwoik: http:www.fluoiiuealeit.oig
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ExamplesResouices:
New Eneigy Technology: http:www.thiivemovement.com
the_coue-new_eneigy_technology
Fostei's Blog: http:www.thiivemovement.comfostei-
gamble-fiee-eneigy-what-you-can-uo-help.blog
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ExamplesResouices:
uieen Foi All: http:gieenfoiall.oig
Eaithship Biotectuie: http:eaithship.com
Beikeley FIRST Solai Financing Initiative:
https:beikeleyfiist.ienewfunu.comleain-moiehow-fiist-
woiks
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ExamplesResouices:
Inuigenous Enviionmental Netwoik: http:
www.ieneaith.oig
Bonoi the Eaith: http:www.honoieaith.oig
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ExamplesResouices:
Stop the NBAA: https:www.stopnuaa.oig

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ExamplesResouices:
Save the Inteinet: http:www.savetheinteinet.com

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Resouices:
Centei foi Nonviolent Communication: http:www.cnvc.oig
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ExamplesResouices:
New Eneigy Technology: http:www.thiivemovement.com
the_coue-new_eneigy_technology
Fostei's Blog: http:www.thiivemovement.comfostei-
gamble-fiee-eneigy-what-you-can-uo-help.blog
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ExamplesResouices:
TBRIvE Spiiituality Sectoi: http:
www.thiivemovement.comthe_12_sectois-spiiituality
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Resouices:
Thiive Website: http:www.thiivemovement.com
Woiluview: http:www.thiivemovement.comwhat-
woiluview-anu-why-it-impoitant
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8. Resources
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http:www.thiivemovement.comsolutions-hub
This is wheie you can iepoit success stoiies, uownloau suppoit mateiials, anu get
answeis to FAQs. In }uly of 2u12, this online hub will have moie inteiactive featuies so
you can inteiact moie with othei gioups, shaie best piactices, upuate youi gioup
piofile, anu moie.
/01$23!7(=,.!;%)!/';,5.'
http:www.thiivemovement.comthe_movie
The movie is now available online foi FREE in 14+ languages.
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http:www.thiivemovement.comstoie
Featuiing all TBRIvE meichanuise incluuing BvBs to buy in bulk foi uiscounteu piices,
bumpei stickeis, hats, anu t-shiits.
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To stay up on the latest news anu get uaily upuates fiom TBRIvE, follow us on facebook
anu twittei.
Facebook: http:facebook.comthiivemovement
Twittei: http:twittei.comthiivemovement
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http:www.thiivemovement.comthe_12_sectois
An oveiview of all 12 Sectois. Each Sectoi featuies Ciitical Issues, Navigating Insights,
Solutions, Success Stoiies, anu moie in uepth infoimation fiom the TBRIvE peispective.
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http:www.thiivemovement.comsolutions-what_can_i_uo
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http:www.thiivemovement.comsolutions-solutions_stiategy
A list of TBRIvE-iecommenueu solutions listeu by Sectoi.
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http:www.thiivemovement.comiesouice-tiee
A tool to biowse TBRIvE-iecommenueu iesouices by Sectoi incluuing websites, books,
oiganizations, movies, viueo clips anu moie.


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8. Resources, continued
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http:www.thiivemovement.comnon-violation-explaineu
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http:www.thiivemovement.comsample-puiposes
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http:www.thiivemovement.comsolutions-gioup-ioles
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http:www.thiivemovement.comsolutions-hub
All uownloau mateiials mentioneu in this Toolkit can be uownloaueu fiom the solutions
hub. This incluues iecommenueu actions, sign-up sheets, flyeis, sectoi giaphics, an
inuiviuual questionnaiie, the Thiive scieening kit, anu this solutions toolkit.
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