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Outline of Incorporation

Outline of Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of Citizen Gardens Org.

Article 1: Name and Location

Section 1

The name of this corporation shall be “Citizen Gardens Org.”

Section 2

The principal office :

Article 2: Purpose

Section 1

The purpose of this corporation is to engage in activities permitted for nonprofit corporations under the laws of the State of California.

Section 2

Citizen Gardens Inc. is committed to the promotion of ethical standards, human rights, and the common good through the principles of social physics.

Section 3

The organization shall operate on the principles of reciprocity, fostering a culture where members treat each other as they would like to be treated.

Section 4

Multiplicity is a core principle, encouraging diverse perspectives, collaboration, and collective action.

Section 5

Prime factors of interaction, including but not limited to organic horticulture, preventive healthcare, and sustainability, shall guide the corporation’s activities.

Article 3: Membership

Section 1

Membership in this corporation shall be open to individuals who support its mission and values.

Section 2

Members shall adhere to the Code of Conduct outlined by the organization, promoting social physics, reciprocity, multiplicity, and prime factors of interaction.

Article 4: Board of Directors

Section 1

The affairs of the corporation shall be managed by the Board of Directors.

Section 2

The Board shall consist of individuals elected or appointed in accordance with the bylaws, reflecting the principles of social physics and multiplicity.

Section 3

The Board shall encourage reciprocity and prime factors of interaction in decision-making and strategic planning.

Article 5: Committees

Section 1

The corporation may establish committees, including advisory committees, as deemed necessary by the Board, promoting diversity and multiplicity.

Section 2

Committees shall operate in accordance with the bylaws and contribute to the achievement of the corporation’s objectives, aligning with the principles of social physics.

Article 6: Instruments, Execution, and Funds

Section 1

The Board is authorized to execute contracts and instruments on behalf of the corporation, adhering to principles of reciprocity and social physics.

Section 2

Financial transactions, including checks and deposits, shall be overseen by designated officers, with consideration for the prime factors of interaction.

Section 3

The corporation may accept contributions, gifts, bequests, or devises for its charitable purposes, aligning with its principles and mission.

Article 7: Indemnification

Section 1

The corporation shall indemnify its directors, officers, and employees to the extent permitted by law, in line with the principles of reciprocity.

Section 2

Procedures for indemnification and advance of expenses shall be in accordance with applicable laws, fostering a culture of social responsibility.

Article 8: Insurance

Section 1

The Board may issue and maintain insurance on behalf of members against liability, excluding violations of self-dealing laws, promoting the well-being of the community.

Article 9: Prohibition Against Sharing Profits and Assets

Section 1

No member or individual connected with the corporation shall receive net earnings or assets upon dissolution, except for reasonable compensation for services, aligning with the principles of reciprocity.

Article 10: Records, Reports, and Seal

Section 1

The corporation shall maintain records, including minutes, accounts, and member information, promoting transparency and social physics.

Section 2

Members have inspection rights, subject to reasonable conditions, ensuring openness and multiplicity.

Section 3

An annual report shall be prepared, including financial statements and information required by law, emphasizing the principles of social physics and multiplicity.

Section 4

The corporation shall provide statements of specific transactions to members as outlined in the bylaws, promoting transparency and accountability.

Article 11: Amendments

Section 1

Amendments to the articles before admission of members may be adopted by the Board.

Section 2

After admission of members, amendments require approval from both the Board and the members, ensuring multiplicity and diverse perspectives.

Section 3

Certain amendments specified in the bylaws are restricted, upholding the core principles of the organization.

Article 12: Code of Conduct

Section 1

All members shall adhere to the Code of Conduct promoting respect for human rights, equality, and ethical behavior, guided by principles of social physics, reciprocity, and multiplicity.

Section 2

Violations of the Code of Conduct may result in criminal prosecution or other disciplinary actions, emphasizing the importance of adhering to the prime factors of interaction.

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