The reason for the circle's existence.
For example, Local Group Development's purpose is "To help grow the movement in line with XR UK’s strategy by directly supporting existing Local Groups (LGs), and by working towards the creation of new LGs in cooperation with other UK-wide, regional and national teams."
An ongoing activity the group performs.
An ongoing activity the circle must perform.
For example, the Website circle would have the "Updating the website" as an accountability.
Things or processes exclusively in the control of this group.
Things or processes exclusively in the control of this circle.
For example, the Website circle would have the website as its domain, so that they have exclusive control over editing the content.
Tick the items you want to see in the diagram
XR UK has a decentralised organisation where each team, or ‘circle’, can make decisions within its own mandate.
The mandate says what the circle is achieving (its purpose) and how it does this (its accountabilities). See more detail about mandates.
When we put all our purposes together — circles within circles — we achieve our demands as a movement.
You will see two parts on each screen:
You can explore our organisation in several ways:
As XR UK regions, nations and local groups do not all organise in the same way as the Rebel Hive, you may find that some of these groups do not show up on this view. Use the Filter option, or use the Local Groups map instead.
|Make the view of the circle bigger
|Go to the broader circle that includes this circle
|Expand a circle and see what sub-circles it has
|Collapse/hide the sub-circles of a circle
Click on any circle's purpose to see how it breaks down into the purposes of the subcircles.
To go up to a supercircle, just click on it
There may be a few circles which haven't filled in their purpose yet - they will not appear on this page
|A see-through circle represents a sub-circle of the current circle
|A solid green circle represents a role within the current circle
|A solid blue circle represents one of the ‘core roles’ within the circle
|A yellow ring round a role means that thsi role also links to another circle
|Climate and Ecological Emergency
|XR UK’s Ways of Working and Principles & Values
|Role to represent the team in the next wider circle and ensure any tensions around processes that are relevant to the wider circle are channeled out of this circle
|Role to help the team achieve its purpose set out in the team mandate
|Supporting the routes by which rebels find their role in the movement
|Regenerative or Regenerative Culture
|Self-organising system, how XR UK organises, based on autonomy and decentralisation
|Role to support team members using XR UK tech systems and keep up-to-date records of the team on these systems
|Volunteer Living Expenses
|Working Group, also known as a circle