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Collective Community Action workshop: Te Whanganui-a-tara

On the 9 th of November, at Sustainability Trust building in Te-Whanganui-a-

Tara, Collaborative Aotearoa and the Social Change Collective held a

workshop on Collective Community Action. Jazz Grewal (she/her)

Programme Director - Collective Action with Communities discussed the

framework and principles that underpin successful community engagement.

Alex Nicholas (she/her) -Community Organising for Wellbeing Specialist,

followed by sharing examples and lessons around her engagement approach

in advancing equity for Māori, Pacific and marginalised communities in health

and education. The presenters engaged with participants regarding their

engagement strategies in their own mahi and discussed the importance of

intrinsically operating within the principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi and sharing

power with communities to enhance decision making and achieve equitable

outcomes.


Actions:


Grow and share your knowledge


There are several resources to continue expanding your knowledge about

the impact and tools of collective community action. Continue exploring this

space and share your knowledge with friends and whānau.


1. Collective Action with Communities booklet


2. What matters to whānau / communities presentation


3. Māori Culture and Tikanga Practices for the workplace



4. Community Partnerships and Engagement webinar




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