Start a group like NAC

If NAC seems like something you’d like to be apart of, but you don’t live near us (Eugene and Salem Oregon), we encourage you to start a group like NAC in your community! You’re welcome to use any of our materials as starting templates and we’d be happy to help with information and advice.

Here are the steps we recommend:

  1. Read the organizing guides we’ve created. This should give a solid foundation for you to get started.
    1. Organizing Basics
    2. How to Start a Successful Group
    3. Facilitation
    4. Convening meetings / teams
    5. Security Culture
    6. Mediation Guide
  2. Read through NAC’s structure and norm documents. These could be templates for your group.
    1. NAC Mission and Principles
    2. NAC Structure
    3. NAC Safer Space & Collective Norms
  3. Contact us! We’d be happy to chat with you, answer any questions, and share advice about starting a group. Please don’t hesitate to reach out. Contact us here.
  4. Follow the How to Start a Successful Group Guide step by step to get things started.
  5. Feel free to continue to reach out as you grow the new group. We’d be happy to share information and advice!