Introduction to Community Development

Thursday, 28th January 2021
7 - 9 pm
This Zoom workshop will introduce you to community development and develop your knowledge of how community organisations can strengthen civil society by prioritising the action of communities, and their perspectives in the development of social, economic and environmental policy.
Exploring how community development can empower local communities, including both geographical communities and communities of interest or identity and communities organising around specific themes or policy initiatives.
This is part of a wider programme of events 'Investing in Community Leadership' which includes new and specific qualifications that support the next generation of leaders, to build their capacity to respond and react confidently to the challenges they face and give them the skills they need to make sure community voices are heard when working with statutory organisations. This has the potential to make an important contribution to the future of the VCSE sector in the West and is managed by three organisations based in the West of Northern Ireland - Fermanagh Trustin partnership with Holywell Trust in Derry/Londonderry and the Rural Community Network, a regional support organisation that is based in Cookstown.
'Investing in Community Leadership' is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.
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