The Thrive Neighborhood Symposium is a one-day match for network contributors to collect for an afternoon of creating connections and exploring new approaches for creating network.
The whole day match, Saturday March twenty fifth, at Prince Edward Collegiate Institute, 41 Barker St., Picton, is community-led through The County of Prince Edward, Loyalist Faculty, The County Basis, Neighborhood Futures and Communities Construction Early life Futures.
Everyone’s welcome, and kid take care of 4-12 year-olds will probably be to be had from The HUB Kid and Circle of relatives Centre. (Click on right here to e-book through March 18)
The $20, or pay-what-you-can price ticket contains:
-Get admission to to keynotes and breakout classes
-Boxed lunch and beverages through native cooks and network companies
-Connections Café volunteer and data truthful
-Neighborhood social birthday celebration on the finish of the development.
The morning portion of the Neighborhood Symposium will kick off with a video produced through Neighborhood Construction Early life Futures and Darkspark, highlighting the demanding situations that County adolescence face and their hopes for a brighter long run.
3 keynote audio system will then provide on subjects comparable to distinctive approaches to creating network, techniques to rejoice native historical past and reconcile with the previous, and concepts for rekindling network spirit following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Within the afternoon, 5 breakout classes led through professionals in each and every house will focal point on Making an investment in our Neighborhood, The Long run of Meals, Weaving the Material of Neighborhood, The Finding out Circle and The County Ambassador. See the entire program beneath.
Citizens, companies and nonprofits from around the County are inspired to take part within the symposium. Come revel in audio system, panels, hands-on classes and make new network connections.
PEC Early life Video Premiere
Offered through Communities Construction Early life Futures
What’s it like rising up in Prince Edward County? What sort of long run do the network’s more youthful contributors dream about? This video collaboration between Communities Construction Early life Futures and Darkspark paints an image of what these days’s adolescence are going through, and their hopes for a protected and alluring network the place they are able to develop and thrive.
A “Sure, And…!” Option to Growing Neighborhood
A trademark of improv coaching is to broaden a “Sure, And…!” mindset, one who builds off the talents and scenes being set through fellow actors and comedians. How are we able to develop into our communities once we undertake a equivalent manner? Lanrick Bennett Jr. stocks how his 2nd Town coaching has formed his network paintings, from construction energetic transportation to higher city design to placemaking at 8 80 Towns and Artscape.
A Trail Ahead
Whose tales will we inform via native historical past? How can a network carry voice to forgotten stories, misunderstood narratives and historical past being made these days? Town of Kingston Director of Heritage Products and services Jennifer Campbell and First Peoples Staff’s Melissa Hammell percentage Kingston’s trail in remodeling from a town of museums to a Museum Town, animating native historical past whilst celebrating and reconciling its previous.
Lunch and Neighborhood Conversations
Making an investment in Our Neighborhood
Our network has the manner to make lasting exchange. This panel, that includes Mike Amos, Managing Director of KNDL; Kathy Kennedy, Govt Director of the Prince Edward Finding out Centre; and Mary Warner, co-Govt Director of Tapestry Capital, explores new and robust techniques to rejoice and construct network via native funding.
The Long run of Meals
Consider a meals machine the place there’s no such factor as waste and the place each citizen has get admission to to the wholesome, nutritious meals they want. Consider a dwelling lab that promotes collaboration between meals marketers, farmers, researchers and social innovators—and a rural-urban partnership that leverages good era to make all of it imaginable. Since 2020, Barbara Schwartzentruber and the Town of Guelph has been running to create Canada’s first round meals financial system. Listen how this progressive mission is improving get admission to to nutritious meals, lowering carbon outputs, turning “waste” into treasured sources and developing new financial alternatives.
Weaving the Material of Neighborhood
Thru an ongoing sequence of network conversations, Thrive PEC has been amassing and mapping the items and property that we worth and cherish in our network the usage of an asset primarily based network building (ABCD) manner. On this workshop with the Tamarack Institute’s Heather Keam, we pass to your next step, construction at the basics of ABCD to discover ways to weave the ones property into actions that result in construction network.
The Finding out Circle
Were given a query about Indigenous tradition you’ve at all times sought after to invite? Whilst there’s no one-size-fits-all trail or follow, this consultation with First Peoples Staff’s Melissa Hammell can lend a hand demystify some not unusual questions, alleviate worries of claiming or doing the ‘incorrect’ factor and inspire a spirit of interest, finding out and sharing.
The County Ambassador
Are you aware the place to park for cross-country snowboarding at Sandbanks? What to do after darkish on a wintry, Tuesday night time? Acquire point of view on The County, from Sophiasburgh to the South Shore and all issues in between. Style some locally-made treats, meet some new faces, get the interior scoop on the latest issues to look, do and revel in in our network. BYOD [Bring Your Own Device] as Consult with The County’s Eleanor R. Prepare dinner takes you on a adventure to turning into a licensed County Ambassador.
The Energy of Human Connection
What affect does two years except pals, circle of relatives, neighbours, colleagues and classmates have on our well being, happiness and well-being? Genwell Challenge’s Pete Bombaci stocks why we is probably not totally again to our outdated selves simply but, and provides many ways to re-light the network spirit and sense of neighbourliness that makes The County a great spot to be.
SOCIAL: Neighborhood Birthday celebration
Thrive PEC is an ever-expanding consortium of teams and people who percentage a zeal for connecting the Prince Edward County network in addition to a imaginative and prescient for sparking sure exchange. It receives investment and personnel beef up from the municipality, The County Basis, and Neighborhood Futures. Consult with the Thrive PEC website online for extra main points.