Art of Participatory Community Building – Albany 2019

Art of Participatory Community Building – Albany 2019 Date: 22nd – 24th May 2019 Location: Albany, NSW Core Team: Dee Brooks, Michelle Dunscombe, Liz Nicholas (Link West), Josephine Lebbing (Community Empowerment Network), Petra Thompson (Denmark Community Resource Centre) & Tammy Flett (City of Albany) Many of the challenges faced by individuals and communities require transformational…

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Art of Participatory Community Building – Launceston 2019

Art of Participatory Community Building – Launceston 2019 Date: 14th – 16th May 2019 Location: Newstead, Launceston, TAS Core Team: Dee Brooks, Michelle Dunscombe, Fiona Miller (NEYG) and Tracy Eddington-McKay (Burnie Community House) Many of the challenges faced by individuals and communities require transformational change, which can best be achieved by focusing on the strengths…

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Art of Participatory Community Building – Charters Towers 2018

Art of Participatory Community Building – Charters Towers 2018 Date: 2nd – 4th October 2018 Location: Charters Towers, Townsville, QLD Core Team: Dee Brooks, Michelle Dunscombe, Denise Bijoux (Catalyse New Zealand) and Melanie Adams and Tamika Mihill (Prospect Services) Many of the challenges faced by individuals and communities require transformational change, which can best be…

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Art of Participatory Community Building – Bristol 2018

Art of Participatory Community Building – Bristol 2018 Date: 10th – 12th July 2018 Location: Bristol Core Team: Terry Black (Bristol City Council), Dee Brooks, Tracey Cabache (Torbay Community Development Trust), Michelle Dunscombe, Rich Holmes (Barnwood Trust), Martin Simon (Freedom Favours) Many of the challenges faced by individuals and communities require transformational change, which can…

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Participatory Community Building – Blacktown 2017

Asset-Based Community-Driven Development (ABCD) Immersion Workshop Date: 27th – 29th November 2017 Location: SydWest Multicultural Services, Blacktown, NSW Hosted by: Dee Brooks, Om Dhungel, Michelle Dunscombe, Peregrin Chiara & Rachael Eyles Many of the challenges faced by individuals and communities require transformational change, which can best be achieved by focusing on the strengths within. Ways…

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The Nature of ABCD in Australia

Download An influential overview By Dee Brooks & Judi Geggie The following paper has been written from the perspective of two former staff members from the Family Action Centre (FAC), University of Newcastle; a strengths-based centre that was an early adopter and pioneer of ABCD work in Australia. The authors have both since left the…

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