A Guide to Organizing a START Group


4. Underlying Principles of START

Seventeen principles that underly the design of the START process — good to understand, especially if you alter the course.

5. Empowerment

Ways to ensure that START empowers your group.


6. How to Organize a START Group

Tips on how to bring together a START group.

7. Developing New START Materials

Criteria for the reading materials selected for START.


8. Resources

Some additional useful resources on group process and community building.

9. START Stories

How START has succeeded in the past and might in the future.



Note that you can download and print a complete copy of the START Study Guide (pdf) in Adobe Acrobat Reader format (pdf).