Loomio is a hosted cloud platform designed to "make it easy for anyone, anywhere, to participate in decisions that affect their lives." It includes a variety of decision-making and deliberation tools with email integration.

It is free/libre, open-source software, but it is not easily self-hosted. The hosted service is available on a freemium pricing structure.

Use cases

Group facilitation

Loomio can be used by students to coordinate group projects. Paid Loomio groups can have subgroups that students could use for breakout groups.

Class self-governance

A class could use a Loomio groups to make decisions such as identifying meeting times, changing class policies, and more.

How to use it