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Committee

Committee

The group of people elected at Althing (or co-opted at Regional Things) who facilitate the running of DFs. Committee vote on decisions that do not need to be made at Things. Other terms linked to Committee include: Thing, business, Althing

Co-opting

Co-opting

When there is a vacant role in DFs outside of Althing, DF committee appoints someone to the role through voting at Regional Things. This might be done if: a member of DF committee steps down, no one stands for a role at Althing, or a vote of no confidence in an elected member of DFContinue Reading Co-opting

Clan

Clan

An assigned group on an event which you tasks such as cooking, washing up and site tidy with. There is a clan rota on each event to make sure the workload is spread out evenly. Other terms linked to Clan include: DF Camp, Winter Wonderland, Spring Awakening

Chairing

Chairing

Facilitating a discussion and workshops to make sure that everyone has an equal opportunity to speak and participate. This mainly involves recording the order people wish to speak. Other terms linked to Chairing include: Chair of DF Committee, business

Chair of DF Committee

Chair of DF Committee

Their job is to facilitate the running of committee. Often they are the initial person of contact for people outside of DFs and Woodcraft Folk. Other terms linked to Chair of DF Committee include: Chair Carer

Chair Carer

Chair Carer

This is a committee member whose job is to look after the DF chair. This is a small chair about 15 cm tall that should be looked after as if it were their own child. Although care is the Chair Carers main role, they also are expected to upload picture of the chair on itsContinue Reading Chair Carer

Caucus

Caucus

A meeting of people from a specific group to discuss their experience in life, on an event or problems they have faced.It is a good opportunity for some people to discuss things they would not feel comfortable talking about with others. Typical examples are the BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) caucus, LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, gay, bisexual,Continue Reading Caucus

Activism

Activism

The DF movements votes on a campaigns (for example refugee rights). This involves protests and publicising, and can be a key part of the purpose of the movement. We can colaborate and plan our activism at Things. Other terms linked to Activism include: Activism Representative

Camp Cluedo

Camp Cluedo

This is a game played throughout a social event. Each player picks three pieces of paper out of separate hats. One has a a place, normally somewhere on site. One has a person, someone else who is playing the game. The last has an object. The aim of the game is to “kill” the personContinue Reading Camp Cluedo