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 ===== How are we governed? ===== ===== How are we governed? =====
  
-The coop membership consists of paying and/or labour-contributing members. (See how to become a coop member below.)+The coop membership consists of paying and / or labour-contributing members. See how to become a coop member below.
  
-Members can create a proposal for the general membership to approve or refuse on our Loomio, but most of the discussion prior to the proposal is carried out in [[https://riot.im/app/#/room/#sunbeam-city:matrix.org|our Matrix chat]]. The proposals stay open for 7 days so that everyone has a chance to vote.+Members can create a proposal for the general membership to approve or refuse on our Loomio, but most of the discussion prior to the proposal is carried out in [[https://riot.im/app/#/room/#sunbeam-city:matrix.org|our Matrix chat]].
  
-Day-to-day tasks are carried out by action squads. There are currently three: Admin, Tech, and Comms.+Day-to-day tasks are carried out by action squads. There are currently two: Admin and Tech.
  
 For more details, read our [[Governance Policy]]. For more details, read our [[Governance Policy]].
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 Our code of conduct is available [[code_of_conduct|here]] and applies to all members regardless of their role. Our code of conduct is available [[code_of_conduct|here]] and applies to all members regardless of their role.
  
-===== Why do you have so many services? What are they even? =====+===== Why do you have so many services, and what are they even? =====
  
 Each of our services serves a different purpose.  Each of our services serves a different purpose. 
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   * [[https://sunbeam.city|Mastodon]] is a social network and people can join even if they don't want to be part of the cooperative. A Mastodon quick start guide is available [[https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2018/08/mastodon-quick-start-guide/|here]].   * [[https://sunbeam.city|Mastodon]] is a social network and people can join even if they don't want to be part of the cooperative. A Mastodon quick start guide is available [[https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2018/08/mastodon-quick-start-guide/|here]].
   * [[https://wiki.sunbeam.city|Wiki]] is used for documenting the work that the coop does and for building a knowledge base for a solarpunk and DIY projects. We use [[https://www.dokuwiki.org/dokuwiki|DokuWiki]].   * [[https://wiki.sunbeam.city|Wiki]] is used for documenting the work that the coop does and for building a knowledge base for a solarpunk and DIY projects. We use [[https://www.dokuwiki.org/dokuwiki|DokuWiki]].
-  * [[https://opencollective.com/sunbeam-city|Open Collective]] allows us to collect membership fees and to be transparent about how we spend our money. More about Open Collective [[https://opencollective.com/learn-more|here]]. +  * [[https://opencollective.com/sunbeam-city|Open Collective]] allows us to collect membership fees and to be transparent about how we spend our money. More about Open Collective [[https://docs.opencollective.com/help/|here]]. 
-  * [[https://loomio.sunbeam.city|Loomio]] is a decision-making software where all members of the cooperative can participate in how the cooperative is run and what actions it takes.  More about Loomio [[https://www.loomio.org/|here]]. +  * [[https://app.element.io/#/room/#sunbeam-city:matrix.org|Matrix chat room]] is where anyone can observe and offer their opinion on issues concerning the cooperative, although the actual decisions are decided by the coop members. If you're not yet sure about joining the coop but you're interested, join our chat.\\ More about Matrix [[https://matrix.org/docs/guides/faq.html|here]].
-  * [[https://riot.im/app/#/room/#sunbeam-city:matrix.org|#sunbeam-city Matrix chat room]] is where anyone can observe and offer their opinion on issues concerning the cooperative, although the actual decisions are decided by the coop members. If you're not yet sure about joining the coop but you're interested, join our chat.\\ More about Matrix [[https://matrix.org/docs/guides/faq.html|here]].+
      
 ===== How to become a member of the Sunbeam City Cooperative? ===== ===== How to become a member of the Sunbeam City Cooperative? =====
  
-  - Contact a member of a Administration & Community Action Squad (find members [[administration_community|here]]) indicating your interest.+  - Contact a member of a Administration & Community Action Squad (find members [[action squads|here]]) indicating your interest.
   - Sign up for OpenCollective and back the [[https://opencollective.com/sunbeam-city|Sunbeam City Cooperative]]. Include a link to your Mastodon account on your OC profile so we know who you are.   - Sign up for OpenCollective and back the [[https://opencollective.com/sunbeam-city|Sunbeam City Cooperative]]. Include a link to your Mastodon account on your OC profile so we know who you are.
-  - Sign up for [[https://loomio.sunbeam.city|our Loomio page]]. 
   - Let the Admin AS know that you've completed all the steps, so that you can be approved on Loomio and start voting!     - Let the Admin AS know that you've completed all the steps, so that you can be approved on Loomio and start voting!  
  
-Don't forget to join the #sunbeam-city Matrix room to keep an eye on new developments.+Don't forget to join the [[https://app.element.io/#/room/#sunbeam-city:matrix.org|Matrix room]] to keep an eye on new developments.
  
 ==== Do I have to use my real name for the OC profile? ==== ==== Do I have to use my real name for the OC profile? ====
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 **Option A**: Apply for a position to the current members of the action squad you're interested in. If all of them agree, congratulations - you're a member! **Option A**: Apply for a position to the current members of the action squad you're interested in. If all of them agree, congratulations - you're a member!
  
-**Option B**: Start a proposal on Loomio (or have a(nother) member start it for you) to become a AS member. If the proposal gets twice as many Agrees to Disagrees from the general membership, you become a member of the action squad.+**Option B**: Start a proposal on Loomio (or have another member start it for you) to become a AS member. If the proposal gets twice as many Agrees to Disagrees from the general membership, you become a member of the action squad.
  
 ===== How do I contribute to the wiki? ===== ===== How do I contribute to the wiki? =====
  
-If you do not yet have an account but would like to contribute, please contact a member of the [[administration_community|administration community]] who will be able to create an account for you.+If you do not yet have an account but would like to contribute, please contact a member of the [[action squads|administration community]] who will be able to create an account for you. 
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