This workshop builds on the practice of the Public Narrative workshop - expressing values through story to motivate the heart for change - by unleashing the power (resources and capacity) of a community to affect change important to them through building shared commitments, interdependent leadership structure, creative strategy and action.
Community organising offers an approach to collaboration and change in which people work together to achieve what matters to them. For organisations working with communities, organising offers a people-led approach to change that not only addresses issues important to the community but builds their capacity through leadership development, thus creating the conditions for sustainable change and intergenerational transformation.
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Ko Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Raukawa, Rarotonga, Mangaia ngā iwi
Ko Alex Nicholas tōku ingoa
Born and raised in South Auckland and currently living in Northland, Alex is a leader and collaborator, ambitious about creating transformational change in and through people. She’s invested her time in work that contributes to advancing equitable outcomes for Māori, Pacific and marginalised communities in health and education.
A career highlight was leading an award-winning community organising campaign to improve Polynesian youth mental health and wellbeing in South Auckland where she trained and worked as lead organiser at Ko Awatea, centre for health innovation and system Improvement. Alex has presented and led community organising training in the UK, USA, Australia and Aotearoa and intrinsically operates within the principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi to acknowledge, protect and enhance mana Māori and self-determined wellbeing. While whānau Māori and Pacific are close to Alex’s heart, she is a firm believer that all disenfranchised communities can and must be supported to lead their own solutions to historic, social and health inequities
At Weave, we know the power of collaboration. We are eight Family Foundations (formerly the ‘Working Together More Fund’), who work collectively to support community projects that bring groups together to make positive change.