AAAS Community Engagement Week

Community Guidelines

The short handbook provides some guidance for fellows and community managers working to develop inclusive, supportive, and mission-driven communities. It outlines a series of activities to guide the collaborative creation of community guidelines.

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Workshop Outline

Inclusive Community

Focusing on barriers and techniques for integrating diverse populations, developing community guidelines and goals.

Part 1 - Team Dynamics Exercise - 10 minutes

Part 2 - Conduct Codes + Norms - 30 minutes

Part 3 - Guidelines + Goals - 15 minutes

Part 4 - Discussion + Share-out - 5 min


Guides for each exercise of this handbook according to the above outline.

  1. Team Dynamics Exercise
  2. Conduct Codes + Norms
  3. Guidelines + Goal-Setting


  1. Getting Help

    Here we'll hopefully answer questions you might have.

    • Can I reuse these resources?

      Yes, most definitely. You can fork this repository and website here. All materials are under a Mozilla Public License and you are authorized to reuse as you see fit.

      Who should I contact for further queries?

  2. Resources

    Here we'll list some persistent resources that you might use throughout the workshop.