Tag Archives: community development

The dancing has not been cancelled

It’s another weird week of keeping away from others as much as possible to try to contain the spread of the dreaded virus. All in a good cause but not easy! I heard from my pal Claire, who has been … Continue reading

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Beauty and butterflies in the ‘burbs

I went to a fantastic event this week. It was a celebration of the Hackham West People Matters Group, which has been running for 10 years – a group of residents and service providers working together to develop and advocate … Continue reading

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Food for Freedom

Yesterday we had a small event at the community garden in Hackham West that is managed by CHO, to thank those involved in the past year with the Food for Freedom program. This is a service that has run for … Continue reading

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Month of Action (including another Butterfly Walk)

November (and it’s immediate surrounding weekends) is known as the Month of Action on Domestic Violence in the city of Onkaparinga. I have taken part in three activities this year, culminating yesterday in the Butterfly Walk, which has featured here … Continue reading

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Heart Art (the exhibition)

This week we held the Heart Art Exhibition at CHO – a terrific celebration of people’s creativity and of the heart in what has been CHO’s Year of the Heart. On Wednesday we had and ‘extra’ dinner for the month, … Continue reading

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Seeds of Affinity

I went to a forum this week about social work and community development, and heard about a fantastic initiative taking place here in Adelaide – a support system for women leaving prison. This is a group of people whose lives … Continue reading

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Turning the tide

This week I went to part of the Community Centres SA Conference which was held at Morphettville Racecourse. I was invited by Fiona Verity, intrepid CHO committee member, excellent community development worker and uni person extraordinaire to speak with her … Continue reading

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