How do we as a society find ways out of the democratic crisis, the climate crisis, the financial crisis? How can we shape our future, achieve a fair distribution of resources, achieve generational justice...? We need new ways of finding ideas, cooperating in the political arena and working together. In many countries, allotted citizens‘ committees, also known as Citizens‘ Councils or Citizens‘ Assemblies, have already been successfully set up. This guide helps to understand what Citizens Assemblies are and how they work.