This second annual conference, Partners for Progress, will feature presentations from Nova Scotia’s six RENs on key projects being undertaken, updates from the Department of Municipal Affairs, guest speakers, and roundtable and panel discussions—all led by Tim Merry and Tuesday Ryan-Hart of THE OUTSIDE.
Recreation Nova Scotia champions, promotes and advocates for recreation as an essential element in healthy, caring and vibrant communities. For their 2018 conference, Tim and Tuesday will deliver a eynote on how large scale change happens, and Tim will host a conversation on the future of recreation in Nova Scotia.
Our work to build healthy, equitable local economies is complex. Many different people must come together, explore their relationships to each other, and coordinate across the ecosystem that makes up a community, to address shared challenges.
If you seek to create local economies that work for all, you have a role to play.
At the BALLE Shift Capital Summit, we will strategize together on how to accelerate the flow of financial and social capital to the visionary leaders who are doing critical work on the ground across North America.
Funders endlessly debate where grants and investments might go to achieve the greatest positive impact. Investors seek deals offering “market” returns aligned with evolving strategic priorities in a changing landscape. Academics and industry experts theorize about how we arrived at a place where the wealthiest 1% own 50% of the world’s total financial wealth.
The BALLE Shift Capital Summit is where people come together to take action.
Art of Participatory Leadership training focuses on how to make change in communities, organizations and ourselves. Our two-day training is immersion in specific methodologies and participatory practices to engage yourself and others in conversations that lead to thoughtful action together.
With a dynamic format, national keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking, creative solutions and youth involvement, RuralX is designed to energized and motivate new initiatives, pop-up businesses, city beautification projects, fundraisers, citywide events, and economic development groups.
Sport Nova Scotia, Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic and the Province of Nova Scotia are working together and towards creating change in the sport system. The goal? More collaboration and more impact! Join us if you have a passion and willingness to act for sport in Nova Scotia. For more, or to sign up, head over to the Invitation. Hope to see you there!
"As a community, we’ve been hosting conversations that matter for a long time now, knowing we’ve been operating in settings of complexity. Today the stakes are higher. New levels of complexity are calling us to something more—an involution and an evolution. In the context of increasing fragmentation and disconnection, how we are together and how we meet our very real differences matters more than ever. In Columbus Ohio from June 1-5, 2018, we gather to build a space in which we all belong and we are all welcome, and we will find community."
As our organizations and communities engage in awareness programs and strategy sessions to undo structural racism, we return again and again to the need for well-facilitated conversations. This 2-day workshop is designed for anyone seeking skills and practice for advancing and deepening conversations that center race. We will practice participatory methodologies and learn how they have been used to help catalyze transformative conversations that set the ground for sustainable action and change. Click through to the event page for registration details.
Co-Sponsored by The NYC Art of Hosting Community of Practice and The Workshops at Good Shepherd Services.
The 2018 National Health Outreach Conference planning team invites you to join us in Bloomington, Minnesota, on May 2-4, 2018 for Engaging in a Culture of Health: Making Waves in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
The 2018 National Health Outreach Conference will bring together stakeholders and partners from across the nation and Extension to explore transformative approaches for improving community health. The goals of this conference include:
Fostering a culture of health through community-based strategies
Encouraging health equity
Creating improvement in health through disruptive change and innovation
Promoting co-creation with communities to ensure relevance and reduce barriers to positive change
THE KEYNOTE: SHARED WORK
Often, the differences between collaborators—different perspectives, backgrounds, ideologies and aspirations—becomes the focus of meetings rather than getting work done together. In this webinar, Tim and Tuesday will present the Shared Work model, which emphasizes getting to work and offers up important stances to take in our collaborative work.
THE SESSION: WORKING WITH POWER
Most of us know that to make change in our organizations and communities we have to skillfully work with power. In this webinar, Tim and Tuesday will talk about the different kinds of power and identify some key questions to engage in as we work to increase our capacity to make change. We'll also move toward a new way of thinking about power as we do our work.
Often, the differences between collaborators—different perspectives, backgrounds, ideologies, aspirations—become the focus of meetings rather than getting work done together. The Shared Work Model offers a way to think about collaborating and moving forward on the issues and challenges we care most about in our organizations, communities, and systems.