Earlier this year Plan to Thrive convenor Holly Hammond undertook a research trip in Europe. Readers in Perth are welcomed to attend a reportback on Monday 17 October.
A relaxing session to share new ideas and tools for activist wellbeing.
Holly Hammond (Plan to Win and Plan to Thrive) travelled to the UK and Spain for a research trip about activist health and wellbeing in April and May of this year.
Her trip included:
- Participating in Sustaining Our Activism: Building Resilient Communities – a week long residential retreat in Devon, England.
- Participating in A Mindful Life: Inner and Outer Transition, a five day residential retreat at Schumacher College near Totnes (the town that kicked off the Transition Towns Network).
- Meeting with a number of activist educators and wellness practitioners including folks from Counselling for Social Change, Rhizome, Campaign Bootcamp, London Roots Collective, Seeds for Change, Transition Network, Cre-Act, and eco-Dharma.
- A writing retreat in the north of Spain to collate findings, write articles and develop curriculum for future workshops.
This is a Perth Community Organising Collective special event. PCOC is made up of Community Organisers across the social justice and environmental sectors committed to building our power and effectiveness as a movement. They provide opportunities for networking, skills sharing and capacity development.
Location: Earth Wise, 315 Bagot Rd, Subiaco
Time: 6pm til 8pm followed by food and networking – bring a plate to share!
Date: Monday 17 October
Cost: Free. Donations welcome to help cover venue costs but not required.
Register: Via Eventbrite.
Further info: Holly Hammond – call 0421 508 446 or via the Contact page.