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Saanich Workshop 1: Introduction to Resilience

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20 February 2014 - 4:33pm -- Mary Katharine Ross

SAANICH RESILIENCE LEARNING SERIES 

Want to learn more about how you can make your neighbourhood stronger and more resilient today? Join us for this FREE and engaging workshop series.

Resilience the capacity of communities to adapt, withstand stresses, and respond to proactively change. 

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Workshop 1: Introduction to Resilience  (Saanich only)
Thursday, February 20
Saanich Neighbourhood Place (In Pearkes Building)
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You will collaborate with fellow Saanich residents to identify the characteristics of your own neighbourhood that are supporting or hindering increased resilience. You’ll also learn about the global and local context that is creating the need for greater community resilience and hear inspiring examples from local and other communities.

 

Workshop 2: Introduction to Resilient Streets (Saanich only)
Thursday, March 6th
Pearkes Recreation Centre
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From book boxes and skill sharing to community gardens and Transition Streets, in this workshop, you’ll  explore ways of adapting local and international examples of resilience-in-action to   start strengthening resilience alongside  neighbours on your street or in your block. You’ll brainstorm, share and give feedback on possible project ideas in groups and learn about how you can get support for projects through our Resilient Streets micro-grants.

Learn more about Resilient Streets at: http://resilientneighbourhoods.ca/activities/resilient-streets

 

SAANICH AND VICTORIA WEST

Workshop 3: Engaging Our Neighbours (open to Resilient Street leaders from Victoria West and Saanich)
Thursday, March, 27th
Saanich Neighbourhood Place (In Pearkes Building)
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This workshop will provide a comfortable, creative, facilitated space for  people who are leading Resilient Streets projects in Saanich or Victoria West to come together  and share experiences, learnings, ideas, strategies and support.

 

“The Building Resilient Neighbourhoods Project is a partnership between the Community Social Planning Council and Transition Victoria. The project has been generously supported by the Victoria Foundation, Vancouver Foundation, City of Victoria, and the District of Saanich and has been developed with the collaboration of the Centre for Community Renewal, BC Healthy Communities, and the Fraser Basin Council’s  Smart Planning for Communities program.”

CONNECT WITH RESILIENT NEIGHBOURHOODS

Web: resilientneighbourhoods.ca | Twitter: @ResNeighbours

Facebook: facebook.com/resilientneighbourhoods

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 20, 2014 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm