ChangeMakers
  5-10-5-10
“...a few friends
started talking ...”
What would it take to ...
         reinvent
    citizen engagement
   in an age of retail
        politics ?
What would it take to ...
        reinvent
   community groups
in an age of contracted
   social services ?
What would it take to ...
         reinvent
     the welfare state
     in an age of the
    poverty industry ?
What would it take to ...
        reinvent
    environmentalism
  in the face of global
    climate change ?
What would it look like if community
         groups were ...
 self‐funding

 self‐organising
What would it look like if community
         groups were ...

focused on questions and
inquiry
What would it look like if community
         groups were ...

 focused on positively
 imagining the future
What would it look like if community
         groups were ...
focused on BIG pictures

and on systemic and
sustainable change
What would it look like if community
         groups were ...

fostering
long‐term thinking
What would it look like if community
         groups were ...

fostering
social entrepreneurship

and exploring innovations
What would it look like if community
         groups were ...
capacity‐building at the
level of each individual
citizen
What would it look like if community
         groups were ...
taking advantage of the
new networking
technologies
ChangeMakers
  5-10-5-10
The ultimate goal of a
social entrepreneur is one
   of creating a society
 where every citizen is a
        ChangeMaker

...
5-10-5-10
5-
spend 5% of your income
on directly supporting
citizenship action that
inspires you
10-
do ten actions in the
next year focusing on
your personal passion in
citizenship action
5-
spend 5% of your time on
active citizenship tasks
-10
join with ten other
people to create a
learning community to
support each other’s
work for change
Design
Elements
micro-philanthropy
 funding our own social
        visions
and the work for change
    that inspires us
micro-philanthropy
    contributing your
support not to one group
... but to directly fund
the actions of the many
     in...
the citizen’s difference
  providing a citizen’s
      voice into the
   professional work of
government Ministries and
  ...
going beyond the silos
 reconnecting community
  activism on justice
issues, on environmental
 issues, and on social,
 com...
fostering systemic thinking

from organising the
      problems
 ... to healing the
      problems
fostering long-term thinking
  working to make
 long‐term thinking
automatic and common
     instead of
 difficult and rare
funding active citizenship
joining with a group of
 people to financially
 support one person in
that group to work full‐
...
hope as the first resort
spending 20 minutes each
  day on building your
  personal capacity to
 positively imagine the
  ...
the huge growth of civil
  society groups represents
 humanity’s immune response
   to political corruption,
     economic...
cross - generational
 fostering the next
generation of active
     citizenship
cross - generational
re‐connecting with our
      rich history
 of active citizenship
The “Florence” Principles
 not telling people
   what to think
... but giving them
     the tools
   to think with
The “Florence” Principles
  not telling people
       what to do
    ... but growing
      the support
and capacity for th...
Learning Community
  around 10 people
   meeting weekly
(April to September)
in a living room or
       garage

   “...a f...
Learning Communities
thrive in an environment
     which encourages
   dialogue, feedback,
    contemplation and
      emp...
Learning Communities
   not working on a
common project ... but
  helping each other
        work on
your personal “recipe...
Learning Communities
      peer learning
   focusing on personal
  capacity‐building and
         support
for getting on w...
Buddy System
“ intentional learning
    friendships ”

    … fortnightly
 appointments to talk
through your 5‐10‐5‐10
Learning Evenings
  taking time for
      Dialogue
        and
BIG PICTURE thinking
on important issues
Learning Evenings
 taking time together
to positively imagine
  a different future
Learning Evenings
Learning Communities
Learning Group Blogs
Exploring - Prototyping
A national initiative group
   5‐10 Development Group
     thinking together
  on the unfolding de...
Exploring - Prototyping
A national resource website

  www.changemakers.org.nz

      with downloads
       and booklist
Exploring - Prototyping
    first research group
   Taranaki ChangeMakers

         evaluation
sharing what we have learne...
Exploring - Prototyping
      other groups
       emerging in
Auckland and Wellington
        and Taupo

 … and internatio...
Exploring - Prototyping
building 5‐10 principles
        into your
     existing groups
    and organisations
ChangeMakers
  5-10-5-10
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  1. 1. ChangeMakers 5-10-5-10
  2. 2. “...a few friends started talking ...”
  3. 3. What would it take to ... reinvent citizen engagement in an age of retail politics ?
  4. 4. What would it take to ... reinvent community groups in an age of contracted social services ?
  5. 5. What would it take to ... reinvent the welfare state in an age of the poverty industry ?
  6. 6. What would it take to ... reinvent environmentalism in the face of global climate change ?
  7. 7. What would it look like if community groups were ... self‐funding self‐organising
  8. 8. What would it look like if community groups were ... focused on questions and inquiry
  9. 9. What would it look like if community groups were ... focused on positively imagining the future
  10. 10. What would it look like if community groups were ... focused on BIG pictures and on systemic and sustainable change
  11. 11. What would it look like if community groups were ... fostering long‐term thinking
  12. 12. What would it look like if community groups were ... fostering social entrepreneurship and exploring innovations
  13. 13. What would it look like if community groups were ... capacity‐building at the level of each individual citizen
  14. 14. What would it look like if community groups were ... taking advantage of the new networking technologies
  15. 15. ChangeMakers 5-10-5-10
  16. 16. The ultimate goal of a social entrepreneur is one of creating a society where every citizen is a ChangeMaker Bill Drayton, founder of the international social entrepreneur network Ashoka (2006)
  17. 17. 5-10-5-10
  18. 18. 5- spend 5% of your income on directly supporting citizenship action that inspires you
  19. 19. 10- do ten actions in the next year focusing on your personal passion in citizenship action
  20. 20. 5- spend 5% of your time on active citizenship tasks
  21. 21. -10 join with ten other people to create a learning community to support each other’s work for change
  22. 22. Design Elements
  23. 23. micro-philanthropy funding our own social visions and the work for change that inspires us
  24. 24. micro-philanthropy contributing your support not to one group ... but to directly fund the actions of the many individuals and organisations that inspire you
  25. 25. the citizen’s difference providing a citizen’s voice into the professional work of government Ministries and local councils
  26. 26. going beyond the silos reconnecting community activism on justice issues, on environmental issues, and on social, community and economic development
  27. 27. fostering systemic thinking from organising the problems ... to healing the problems
  28. 28. fostering long-term thinking working to make long‐term thinking automatic and common instead of difficult and rare
  29. 29. funding active citizenship joining with a group of people to financially support one person in that group to work full‐ time on their citizenship passion for a year
  30. 30. hope as the first resort spending 20 minutes each day on building your personal capacity to positively imagine the future
  31. 31. the huge growth of civil society groups represents humanity’s immune response to political corruption, economic disease, and ecological degradation ... Paul Hawken, “Blessed Unrest” (2006)
  32. 32. cross - generational fostering the next generation of active citizenship
  33. 33. cross - generational re‐connecting with our rich history of active citizenship
  34. 34. The “Florence” Principles not telling people what to think ... but giving them the tools to think with
  35. 35. The “Florence” Principles not telling people what to do ... but growing the support and capacity for them to get on with it
  36. 36. Learning Community around 10 people meeting weekly (April to September) in a living room or garage “...a few friends started talking ...”
  37. 37. Learning Communities thrive in an environment which encourages dialogue, feedback, contemplation and empowerment ... Peter Senge, “The Fifth Discipline” (2006 edition)
  38. 38. Learning Communities not working on a common project ... but helping each other work on your personal “recipe” for being a ChangeMaker
  39. 39. Learning Communities peer learning focusing on personal capacity‐building and support for getting on with your active citizenship
  40. 40. Buddy System “ intentional learning friendships ” … fortnightly appointments to talk through your 5‐10‐5‐10
  41. 41. Learning Evenings taking time for Dialogue and BIG PICTURE thinking on important issues
  42. 42. Learning Evenings taking time together to positively imagine a different future
  43. 43. Learning Evenings
  44. 44. Learning Communities Learning Group Blogs
  45. 45. Exploring - Prototyping A national initiative group 5‐10 Development Group thinking together on the unfolding design of these new community groups NATIONAL CO‐ORDINATOR Billy Matheson
  46. 46. Exploring - Prototyping A national resource website www.changemakers.org.nz with downloads and booklist
  47. 47. Exploring - Prototyping first research group Taranaki ChangeMakers evaluation sharing what we have learned SOCIAL OPEN SOURCING
  48. 48. Exploring - Prototyping other groups emerging in Auckland and Wellington and Taupo … and internationally
  49. 49. Exploring - Prototyping building 5‐10 principles into your existing groups and organisations
  50. 50. ChangeMakers 5-10-5-10

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