Are you working towards a connected community; a localised fair economy and a sustainable lifestyle? Would you like to enhance your skills for working with communities?
Over the next few months, Transition Newcastle will be offering five workshops for members of community groups. The workshops are funded through the Fair Share Festival grant we received from UnitingCare Ageing (Hunter, Central Coast, and New England).
The workshops will focus on a range of practical tools or skills for working with communities.
The workshops: 2:00 – 5:00 pm on Saturday afternoons
- 31 March – Facilitating community engagement
- 12 May – Hosting community conversations (including appreciative inquiry, world cafes and open space)
- 2 June – Sustaining community leadership
- 23 June – Responding to conflict (both within and outside your group)
- 21 July – Building on community strengths (asset based community development)
The facilitators: The workshop facilitators are Graeme Stuart and Dee Brooks from the Family Action Centre at The University of Newcastle. Both Graeme and Dee are passionate advocates of inclusive community engagement processes and have extensive experience working with communities and community groups. Graeme is also the convenor of Transition Newcastle.
Cost: What you can afford (suggested minimum $10)
Location: Family Action Centre Training Room, room ST5 “The Station”, Callaghan Campus, The University of Newcastle.
Map to the Family Action Centre.
RSVP: Please let Graeme or Dee know if you will be attending as places are limited.