Our upcoming actions, events and community organising training.
Come along to hear an update on the Mt Gravatt Wellness Project and to act on a better NDIS!
Why we care about a Better NDIS
A quality NDIS would see people with a disability, who've been pushed to the margins, supported to be central players in our community life. It's about independence and choice. They're things we all believe in.
But we need it to work! We need to make sure the most marginalised aren't further marginalised. We need to make sure there's equitable access instead of a lucky dip. We need to make sure that workers providing support can have decent secure jobs and quality training.
We need to exercise people power so that whoever is our next MP has committed to work with us for those outcomes.
That's why we're acting together. Will you join us?
We care about social isolation
We've heard from too many people in Mt Gravatt and surrounding suburbs who are isolated and disconnected from community. We know that when people are gathered together with similar aspirations and interests they are healthier, happier and able to flourish.
Thanks to our organising we have the potential to address this with Australia's first social prescribing network. It's gaining momentum but we all need to be part of the solution in our community.
Will you be part of it?
We're taking action for a better NDIS that works for everyone!
We need to act on our shared values of equal involvement and quality support for people with disability.
Come to share stories, build relationships and secure commitments from our federal election candidates for Rankin
We'll also be acting on local issues identified by our listening across Logan and building a relationship with our next federal MP.
Will you be there to stand up for your community?
Foundations of Community Organising:
The training is based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation in over 65 years of successful organising experience.
This training will be held on two Saturdays, 25th May and 1st June 2019. 9am-4pm each day. It is necessary for all attendees to commit to attending both days.
Topics at the 2 Day Foundations training include:
- Community Organising: based on the history and tradition of our religious, union and community organisations
- Relational Organising: individual relational meetings, listening assemblies, research, negotiation and action
- Strengthening our Organisations: building a culture that is relational, action oriented and reflective/learning
- Using Relational Power in the public sphere to take collaborative action on common issues
There is no cost to attendees who are members of partner organisations in the Alliance, although we ask a $10 donation for lunch each day.