We acknowledge and extend our appreciation to the Dhurga and Dharawal language speaking peoples, Traditional Owners of the lands on which we work, play and live. We pay respect to their ancient and continuing cultures, their connections to the land, and to the Elders, past, present and emerging.
We have experienced huge impacts in the Shoalhaven in recent years and have been working hard to ensure that our communities can access the support they need. We are living in complex and challenging times, both locally and globally. The impact of drought, bushfires, floods and Covid-19 have left us with a compelling need to gather our experience and our efforts, and call in nourishment and inspiration to renew ourselves, our organisations and our communities.
In these times, it is vital that we find effective ways to work well together - to create a space for people to come together and draw on collective wisdom, to support each other in learning and in practice to navigate our everyday experiences.
The Art of Hosting and Harvesting Conversations that Matter (also known as the Art of Participatory Leadership) offers simple and powerful participatory practices, patterns and processes to host generative conversations that can lead to coordinated action and positive change. These approaches have been used effectively in diverse contexts worldwide to harness collective wisdom, encourage compassionate leadership and collaboration, and create better social and environmental outcomes.
We warmly invite you to join us for a 3-day Art of Hosting training on the banks of the Shoalhaven River at Bundanon in the northern Shoalhaven, to explore the questions that we are passionate about, and develop new ways of working together to nourish, inspire and renew.
Who is this for?
This training is for anyone and everyone who wants to explore the power of collective creativity, intelligence and collaboration with each other and within organisations and communities: