Engaging with Your Community Workshop

This free event, organised by the Go For It Team and delivered by Diane McWilliam, is open to new and experienced projects, Go For It applicants and Grant recipients.

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased skills and ability to engage with your community
  • Increased understanding of community dynamics

Programme

09:45 Registration and refreshments
09:55 Welcome and introduction

10:00 Defining community
Theology of community
Why engage with your community
Transformation

10:30 How do we engage with our community?
Relationship building
Information gathering
Good practice
Pitfalls

12:00 Participation in …
Consultation and strategy
Services and activities
Volunteering and serving

13:00 Lunch and networking

13:45 Community dynamics
Social capital
Power

15:15 Case studies and questions
15:45 Final thoughts, evaluation and close

Event Details:

Date: Thursday 16 February 2017
Timings: 09:45 to 16:00
Venue: 121 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4YN View in Google maps

To book your place, please complete and return the registration form below.

Applying to Go For It registration form