Becoming A Member Of Thrive East Bay
Why Become A Member?
Becoming a member of Thrive East Bay is a way to:
Commit to being part of this growing community
Contribute your gifts, perspective, resources, and leadership
Connect with others who are active in the community
Co-create a just and flourishing world for all
Membership provides a clear way to support our community financially, spiritually, and organizationally. Many Thrive East Bay members are also actively involved with other community groups and kindred organizations. We deeply honor the commitment and role of our members, along with the friends of our community, and we are committed to ensuring that Thrive East Bay remains open, transparent, and welcoming to all.
What Does Membership involve?
1) PURPOSE & GUIDING PRINCIPLES:
Members affirm the purpose and guiding principles of Thrive East Bay.
Purpose: Thrive East Bay is a community of people committed to transforming our lives, the places we live, and our world.
THRIVING LIVES - We support each other in overcoming personal challenges and injustice, and creating lives filled with purpose, joy, and creative expression.
LOVE IN ACTION - We let love guide us toward compassion, gratitude, empathy, and community among diverse groups of people.
SHARED LEARNING & PRACTICE - We seek to expand our critical awareness and evidenced-based understanding of the world, and to grow together through shared inquiry and transformative practices.
SYSTEMIC CHANGE - We unite to build equitable systems where we can flourish as individuals, as communities, and as a planet.
2) FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP:
Members of Thrive East Bay make a monthly financial contribution to help support the shared costs of sustaining our community activities.
3) SERVICE & LEADERSHIP:
Members contribute 1 - 2 hours a month (or more) as volunteers, leaders, and creatives helping to make the events and activities of Thrive East Bay possible. We recognize that every person has unique gifts to offer and we support everyone in finding ways to meaningfully contribute to the Thrive East Bay community.
What Are the Benefits of Membership?
Active participation in the life and co-creation of Thrive East Bay, a new model of community that is a vital solution to the challenges of our time
Discounts on Thrive East Bay workshops, classes, trainings, services, and products (ranging from 15% - 30% off our offerings)
Meaningful relationships with inspiring people and emotional, psychological, spiritual and social support for your life and purpose in the world
An online directory / community board where you can learn about other community members & their offerings, along with promoting your own services & programs
Shared leadership collaborating on teams, projects, and community events
Special monthly updates on all that is happening within the Thrive East Bay community and with our partners
Starting in 2018, members will have a formal vote in community-led decisions that help determine how we operate, our programmatic priorities, and the shaping of our future
How Can I Become A Member?
Take 10 minutes to fill out our online Membership Form. Once your form has been completed, a member of our team will contact you with further details.
Not Ready To Become A Member? Become A Friend Of Thrive East Bay
Not ready to become a Member? You can also become a Friend of Thrive East Bay by making an ongoing financial commitment and supporting this community more broadly.
QUESTIONS OR SUPPORT?
If you're feeling called to become a member of Thrive East Bay and have any questions or would like to further explore what membership may involve, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.