Week 2: Generation

The purpose of this week is to begin finding words for your vision statement. The activities help you generate new ideas, and do some narrowing. Next week we will focus primarily on further distilling your values and vision, so this week try to keep it generative.

The last activity on this page is the Vision Statement template. It is suggested you do the other activities first, as they help you explore your vision for self, community, and environment. 

These are the components you will be encouraged to include in your draft statement:

My central values are ___________.

Interconnection

I am known in my community as ___________.

My community is ___________.

The planet is  ___________.

 
 
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WORDS TO DESCRIBE ...

This two part activity supports selection of language for your statement. You are presented with a list of words, and asked to imagine life 25 years from now. You will be asked to consider yourself, your community, and the planet.

 
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RESOURCE MAPPING

The purpose of this activity is to identify your current resources. As you do this, make note of areas you may need to develop for the future.

 
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Exploring Interconnection

What are your values?

Jumpstart your thoughts with prompt questions about where your values come from and how you see them expressed.

How will you be known in the world?

Explore aspects of your desired reputation.

Where do you work, live, and play?

Define these places, and what we would change. Questions explore exposure to toxins, access to fresh water, food, and wilderness.

 

Vision Statement Template

a draft statement with these components:

My central values are ___________.

Interconnection

I am known in my community as ___________.

My community is ___________.

The planet is  ___________.