# Commons Garden > Commons Garden guards and enhances knowledge commons by sponsoring initiatives thru conflict resolution, specs, documentation, consulting ### 🗺️ [visit main board](https://www.figma.com/file/icqNCkdyDQjVF22uqd3dn5/Commons-Garden-notes-board?node-id=0%3A1&t=4IhGoMa8PuSOdFJc-1) ## Mission statement The Scuttlebutt ecosystem is comprised of informal alliances, projects and organisations. Our mission is to support a diverse and vibrant ecosystem by: * Supporting *alignment and coordination* among actors * Identifying *emergent problems* and tensions * Facilitating communication and *dispute resolution* * Hosting (or pointing to) existing *specifications* * Guiding the *production of new* specifications * Producing (or pointing to) *comparative* documentation * *Mapping* the ecosystem ## How to collaborate 1. **Per initiative** Check the *Open Initiatives* list below. If you: 1. have field knowledge on the subject and 2. are willing to participate on discussions join conversation (signal app needed) and introduce yourself. 2. **Overall organization** If you have experience managing coalition groups, we'd love to hear from you. Please follow *About us* and join conversation (signal app needed). 3. **Keep in touch** Commons Garden is on initial stages, but keep informed via our [Open Collective](opencollective.com/commons-garden) page ## Open initiatives 1. **invite-driven onboarding** - [diagram](https://www.figma.com/file/eG3RjraaGHIdv1nuUp667J/Invite-driven-onboarding?node-id=0%3A1&t=R3PDlUca7gZLo0is-1) (figjam) - [documentation](https://gitlab.com/staltz/manyverse/-/issues/1887) (gitlab) 4. **p2p delete** - [board](https://www.figma.com/file/a3MVrJ2Z8UDILkHK0NUeYb/p2p-delete?node-id=5%3A311&t=7mcjSfgX1w3FWexU-1) (figjam) - [documentation](https://hackmd.io/@praxis/p2p-delete) (hackmd) - [conversation](https://signal.group/#CjQKIGFSis4tbGdzpujg_Xw-UudxHZnnPuxmxPfFjSbzvII7EhAXQHs1aCqWBymiid6TMV78) (signal) 5. **identity recovery** - [board](https://www.figma.com/file/Qkei1VgElbho66UinY9MzH/identity-recovery?node-id=0%3A1&t=X61ec705X2vYRHFz-1) (figjam) - [proposal](https://gitlab.com/staltz/manyverse/-/issues/1942) (gitlab) 6. **SSB moderation** - [board](https://www.figma.com/file/C9YFMDwsOIXbmt88QoxL2B/SSB-moderation?node-id=0%3A1&t=F1bQPrqHYAd5pXwu-1) - [conversation](https://signal.group/#CjQKIKbXJYLBlMFQeAj5vSma4LFdEzmFhBnguL3AuOeJEclnEhBx3ApnFdng1LyS7ZR7l836) - [documentation](https://hackmd.io/@praxis/moderation) 8. **backlog** ([board](https://www.figma.com/file/UIQDqYS48Pkg0ARSY9Rpf4/feature-backlog?node-id=0%3A1&t=uNvxo364L3hzJ2BL-1)) - multi-device (fusion identity) - P2P analytics - dying online - collections - SSB simulation lab - stencil ## About us - [Notes board](https://www.figma.com/file/icqNCkdyDQjVF22uqd3dn5/Commons-Garden-notes-board?node-id=0%3A1&t=VhZY9FHyGyHaR5iW-1) (figjam) - [conversation](https://signal.group/#CjQKIAneWf9J6yoVIAKUjLdLynBTbQxuaTEVHbpaLioQhdL-EhAybesuQH-M_Uy8AvcJkEeW) (signal) - documentation: this file ## Policies 1. **guarding and enhancing the commons** what projects have to have for us to sponsor it? why? be explicit - usability - security - aligning parallel work - connections - conflict resolution - coalescing - standards, patterns - code of conduct - technical standards 1. **low-stress emotional labor** maintenance never ends, so organization ideas trumps speed 1. **from nouns to verbs** an effort _towards_, not a state of perfection - start with community we know (scuttlebutt) - **we serve the community** - you don't have time to do specs? we have it for you. - we can resource that for you! - you can focus on great experiences instead - we get it off your plate - conflict resolution - reaching agreements - accelerator