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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 member 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:

If you've already started a community, join the Stoic Fellowship's global network and we'll list your group to attract even more members, as well as provide you with guidance along the way.

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Have more questions? Contact us to let us know! Or, if you've already started a community, become a member of the Stoic Fellowship, and we'll list your group to attract even more members as well as provide you with additional guidance as needed.