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REFLECTION ON ASPIRE FOUNDATION PROGRAM TRAINING

by Renée Vaugeois

In June 2019, I had the privilege of attending a five day training program at Tatamagouche Centre in Nova Scotia, the Aspire Foundation Program: Facilitation, Design and Leadership. I was excited about the opportunity to participate in some professional development work. As a small non-profit leader, resources for development aren’t readily available and it can be hard to prioritize yourself over other critical needs in an organization working hard for change.

 

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RESOURCES

 

WEBINAR: DISCUSSION ON “ADVOCACY IN A SHIFTING LANDSCAPE”

This webinar hosted Terri Sleeva, Mirtha Rivera and Miranda Hanus sharing their learnings from the “Advocacy in a Shifting Landscape” training which happened in Regina in June 2019. The sharing is followed by a discussion among members of the Righting Relations West Hub.

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EVENTS

Art by Maigan van der Giessen

RIGHTING RELATIONS ORIENTATION GATHERING

Calling Adult Educators and Community Organizers: Join us for an afternoon and dinner with us in the beautiful space of the University of Alberta Botanical Gardens on Friday August 16th from 1 – 7 pm. See full event details

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CHANGE MAKERS

MAIGAN VAN DER GIESSEN

Maigan van der Giessen grew up on treaty 6 territory and works in the Edmonton/​Amiskwaciwaskahikan community as an artist, activist, human rights facilitator and youth mentor. She has a BA from the University of Alberta in Political Science and Middle Eastern and African Studies.

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