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More and more people are accepting that we need significant change to respond to what Otto Scharmer has described as ecological, social and spiritual systemic disconnects. We increasingly accept this need in our heads and need to consolidate our stance, to fully embed and embody the change we want to see in the world…. Continue Reading »
After 13 years are so, Community & Voluntary Forums are mostly coming to an end and being replaced by Public Participation Networks, but who knows what is really happening and who is really working to make sure the good intentions of the Working Group on Citizen Engagement and Local Government are turned into reality ? ….. Continue Reading »
A Working Group on Citizen Engagement with Local Government have produced what is in many ways a very good report recommending the creation of ‘Public Participation Networks’ in each local authority area, with a conscious focus on well-being and conscious effort to include socially excluded groups who may have been left out in the past and to act collaboratively to steward the local environment. All good stuff (in my opinion) until you look at the realities of implementation …
Ireland is full of gatherings in 2013. They come in many shapes and sizes. Some may seem frivolous and some may seek to meet deep needs.
Looking back, four of the seemingly diverse gatherings I have been involved in feel like they could turn out to be particularly significant. What draws them together is, I think, a searching for paths towards a healthier, happier, more sustainable society, what it feels like to me is many paths to the same or a similar place.
Things feel like they are moving quickly – record arctic sea ice melt – activist groups linking up like they’ve never linked up before (e.g. Awaken Ireland network connecting with Pachamama Alliance !) – I’ve even had a journal article published ! If for a moment, we ‘go slower, in order to move faster’, then what is it we need to be paying attention to ?
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Chris Chapman explains how World Cafe works at Convergence, Dublin 2008................
The clip is part of a series of 10 TV programmes called 'Community Powerdown', designed to help activists and others build resilience in advance of future energy, climate and economic shocks.