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Quick Guide to Starting a Stoa

Step One // Find People By:

Step Two // Find a Decent Place to Meet:

Generally noisy places don't work for obvious reasons, and restaurants aren't great, either, since you'll have to chat between food orders. Some places that work for other communities include:

Step Three // What to Do in Your Community:

Our members Stoas do a lot of different things, so there's no one fixed way to run a meeting. There are two general points that do apply to many groups, though:

Here are some ideas for topics or formats to get you started for your first several months:

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