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Community Conversation for a Flourishing Okanagan
6 October 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join the Okanagan Circular Society (OCS) for the first of a three-part conversation series in the Fall of 2021. In this first session we invite you to participate in meaningful community dialogue as we explore the questions on everyones’ minds.
How can we shift the goal for the Okanagan from recovery to transformation?
What social and economic systems do we need to build resilience for the region and advance our communities in a post-Covid, climate-prepared world?
By participating in this community dialogue series, you will participate in the co-creation of next steps needed to advance social and economic transformation in the Okanagan region. Dialogue Sessions 2 and 3 will further refine these explorations with the goal of identifying key priorities, champions, and strategies for OCS action. We encourage you to participate in all 3.
Come prepared for something different. We use circle practices to tap into our community’s diversity and creativity, nurture relationships, and ensure the authentic, open exchange of ideas. For this we must all be responsible for listening and speaking with intention. Circle practice honours equality of voice and being, invites the diversity of perspective, and ultimately helps access the wisdom of community.
About the Okanagan Circular Society
The Okanagan Circular Society (OCS) is a growing group of individuals who believe in the collective intelligence and wisdom of community. It is an innovative community-driven and community-supported wealth generation model that advances social and economic transformation, with the vision of building community wealth and well-being across the Okanagan. Our purpose is to use circular approaches and practices to elevate the community dialogue and promote the creativity needed to advance collaborations and enterprises that contribute to a just, peaceful, resilient, and sustainable region.
About the host Okanagan coLab
Okanagan coLab is a collaborative community hub where innovative and transformative ideas spark and scale into sustainable initiatives and enterprises. With a unique mix of infrastructure, programming, and connections, coLab has a decade of proven experience as a place for creatives, entrepreneurs and changemakers.