Image: Tina Lathouras, Tony Kelly, Kath McLachlan and Harry Creamer at the CD‐QLD Conference.
The November 2019 Social Developers' Network Newsletter is attached for download.
In this issue:
- Join us in January for the 2020 annual workshop.
- Leafy campus, on‐site accommodation, large kitchen, dining and meeting spaces, and a pastoral location.
- Queensland Community Development (CD‐QLD) Conference - October 2019.
- SDN was represented by Kath McLachlan and Harry Creamer.
- 4 Core Values of Community Development: Embrace inclusion, Build relationships, Give voice (when there is silence), Unlock the power or truth (speak truth to power).
- More information
- What is community development?
- SDN in Canberra
- A small group of SDN regulars in Canberra, led by Christine Larkin, organised a meeting for newcomers to SDN, hosted by Judy Angus
- Current concerns were shared ‐ overcoming social isolation in a country town, building stronger neighbourhoods in the suburbs, engagement with Aboriginal people, and issues for grandparents being carers for grandchildren.
- David Purnell’s Hiroshima Day address in Canberra – 6 August 2019
- As the risk of a nuclear arms race rises, we must commit ourselves to the task of reversing the trend towards global disaster.
- Harry’s blog
- Right now, the topic de jour seems to be how to cope with living in a ‘post truth, post shame’ world.
- No doubt you’ve been miffed by fake news, the power of social media and the new normal.
- Do you know any good venues for SDN small‐group workshops?
- If so, please let us know.