Updates & Reflections from 3SC Leadership

After publishing the joint statement, members of the 3SC mediation team wrote personal reflections on the process. You can find links to that writing here: Cara Cordoni statement Lalita Diaz statement Michael Author statement Dave Booda statement
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This joint statement is the result of a collaboration between ISTA (International School of Temple Arts) and 3SC (Safer Sex-Positive & Spiritual Communities, a volunteer organization that emerged from the “Issues with ISTA” Facebook Group), consisting of more than 30 hours of conversations with Alexis Dixon, a neutral third-party mediator. Both parties worked on a...
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Dear Community, We’d like to update you about our mediated talks with ISTA. In January and February both ISTA and 3SC met several times with mediator, Alexis Dixon, to prepare for our talks. In late February and early March, we began the process and met for three 2-hour online meetings. (The people in attendance were:...
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Dear Community, Thanks for your patience. Please accept our apologies for being quiet for so long. We’ve been hard at work and have a lot of updates for you. On October 22, we contacted ISTA to request an official dialogue between our leadership team and theirs to be facilitated by a neutral 3rd party to...
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October 30, 2022 Dear ISTA Facilitators and Governance, We’re writing on behalf of the leadership team at Safer Sex-Positive and Spiritual Communities as well as the “Issues with ISTA and Highden” Facebook group regarding the question of“What would we like to see ISTA do?” We have spent a significant amount of time in discussion with...
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