Virtual meetings bring a new set of facilitation challenges. How do you read the “room”, maintain equitable engagement, and make group decisions from through the screen? In this introductory training, learn some tools and tips for working in online spaces in more equitable ways. Facilitating groups towards full member participation and democratic process can be challenging, especially when dealing with dynamics of power and oppression that often marginalize women, people of color, queer, trans, and gender non-conforming folks, people with disabilities, and those with limited access to the cultural cues that come with class privilege. Some simple tools can drastically shift the energy of a meeting, might help you hear new voices, and invite the perspectives of all participants