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Starting a New Friendship House

Groups that are interested in starting a new friendship house should follow the steps below. 

1. Complete one Community Application . Below is the information that you will need to provide as you are completing the Community Application. 

                                                  Information to Include on Community Application
Convener and co-convener information
 Preliminary Roster
Question 1: What is the group vision for your community?
Question 2: What are your educational goals for the 2019-2020 academic year?
Question 3: What are your community development goals for the 2019-2020 academic year? How would this house enhance the campus community specifically?
Question 4: What steps will you take to meet both your educational and community development goals?
Question 5 -There are many decisions that a community in shared space must make throughout the academic year: chore allocation, event coordination, roster changes, etc.  How will your community make decisions throughout the year? What guidelines or frameworks will you use to resolve conflicts that inevitably arise when persons live together in shared space?

 

2. Each person listed on the roster should complete an Individual Application Below is the information that you will need to provide as you are completing the Individual Application.

   Information to Include on Community Application
Question 1: Why do you want to live in this community?
Question 2: What do you hope to gain educationally from this community? How will living in this community contribute to your Earlham College Education?
Question 3: How will you individually contribute to the community development of campus and educational goals of the house?

 

3. Each convener/co-convener should complete the Convener Agreement.

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