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Australian Book Launch: “Working In Citizen Space”
August 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
About this Event:
Soulgen & Sydney ABCD FAM presents:
Working in Citizen Space – with Cormac Russell
Asset Based Community Development webinar & Book Launch in Australia
Date: August 27, 2020 | 6:00-7:30 pm AEST
Speaker: Cormac Russell
Hosts: Dimitrios, Dean,
Following the devastating fires, droughts and epidemic, Australia is trying to pick up its pieces and find hope in the horizon.
In this times of social disruption, our environment has suffered, our economy has weakened and mental health issues have been exacerbated. At the same time, we have witnessed the power of community, kindness, generosity and solidarity. We have seen mutual aid groups forming, neighbors helping neighbors, people coming together in creative ways and organisations attempting to reinvent itselves so they continue being of service.
In his new book, Rekindling Democracy- A Professional’s Guide to Working in Citizen Space, Cormac Russell demonstrates brilliantly thoughts facts, storytelling and place based projects how oganizations and professionals need to switch their lens to citizens and place them at the centre of an authentic and democratic response to our current challenges.
Join this talk by Cormac about Asset Based Community Development and his new book that is challenging the status quo and can assist to reboot democracy.
This webinar is brought to you by Soulgen and ABCD Sydney Fam.
Following Cormac’s talk the webinar will culminate into a Q&A.
This event is open to contribution. Contributions will be directed to purchase copies of Cormac’s new book to be distributed on the day and other events.
Suggested contribution: $15
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