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Inclusive Leadership Weekend Gathering

PLAN FOR OUR WEEKEND GATHERING FOCUSED ON THE THEME OF DE-STRESSING DIVERSITY

Come for 1, 2, or all 3 days!

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For more information email: inclusiveleaders@gmail.com

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28

  • 8:30 am to 3:00 pm: De-Stressing the Learning Environment Pro-D Day for Professionals, Volunteers, Students and Everyone who cares about Inclusion. Everyone Welcome!
  • 3:00 to 9:00 pm: The Three R’s: Registration, Relaxation, Revitalization in our beautiful lake-side Retreat
  • 4:30 – 9:00 pm: Q’shintul – “Walking Together” Participants in the ILC gathering are invited to join with Cowichan Tribes at Somena Big House in Duncan for a special community reconciliation event hosted by Social Planning Cowichan.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29

  • 8:30 am: Opening Circle
  • 10:30 am: Challenge by Choice:
    • ILC Annual General Meeting
    • Co-operative Activities
    • Art Studio
  • 12:15: Lunch
  • 1:30: Challenge by Choice:
    • Workshops (including Mary-Anne Neal’s Dene Heroes Project)
    • Art Studio
  • 3:15: Relaxing Break with Nature walks, Art, Music, Sharing, and other Drop In Activities
  • 6:00: Dinner
  • 7:30: Inclusive Community Celebration

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30   – 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

  • 8:30 – Breakfast
  • 9:30 – Action Planning and Closing Circle
  • 11:30 – Lunch
  • 12:30 – Clean-up and Good-bye

“We are part of a world-wide movement made up of individuals and groups who care about people and the planet in ways that are life-enriching and life-sustaining. We look forward to learning with and from everyone who attends the gathering.”(Kix Citton, ILC Founding Member).

Cooperating for Inclusion

Submitted by: Joy Emmanuel, Co-op Developer & Member of Inclusive Leadership Co-op

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Did you know that the Inclusive Leadership Co-operative is part of an international network of co-operatives around the world? Did you know that for almost 200 years, the co-operative model has been adopted both for running businesses (i.e. consumer co-ops, worker co-ops, financial co-ops/credit unions) and for providing a host of community services (i.e. housing, funeral services, social programs and occasionally as educational co-ops)? Did you know that the Inclusive Leadership Co-op was incorporated in 2013 as a non-profit community service co-operative? What does all that mean? And what does being a co-operative have to do with inclusion? Continue reading