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Engaging Everyone with Liberating Structures Handbook

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Group Jazz
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This handbook is meant to be a helpful reminder, not complete instructions, for people who have attended an event designed based on Liberating Structures. It includes notes for some of the dozens of Liberating Structures (LS) interaction designs. The beauty of LS methods is that they are very easy to use but best learned experientially versus reading about them. 

Liberating structures are frameworks that make it possible for people and organizations to create, to do new things, to be innovative. These are processes or rules that can be put in place to encourage people to be free, creative, and get results, rather than find themselves oppressed, constrained, confined, or powerless. For things to really change, structural elements need to change, too. Otherwise, change is short-lived. Liberating structures are the forms that make it easy for people to be generative together and make a significant impact with their creativity.