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  The CDF hosted training January 14 & 15 2019 with funding support from the Ottawa Community Foundation and Social Planning Council. The two-day certified training was attended by 15, Creating the Change We Want resident graduates from across the City of Ottawa. Congratulations to all the participants!

2019-05-22T14:11:51+00:00March 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Building Bridges on Bank

  Building Bridges on Bank News Building bridges on Bank by admin • December 14, 2018 • 0 Comments by Aleksandra Milosevich for Centretown Community Health Centre Hilary is a senior living in a rooming house off Bank Street who spends her days around the neighbourhood. She panhandles to supplement the very little money she has left once she [...]

2018-12-27T20:40:12+00:00December 27th, 2018|Success Stories|0 Comments

COMING SOON: New Neighbourhood Based Capacity Building Training Initiative

CCWW is celebrating the final group of graduates from the capacity building training Program. Building on the successes of Creating The Change We Want, a new training initiative will soon be offered to resident leaders in priority neighbourhoods who want to learn from each other and discover new tools on how to engage others in [...]

2018-10-18T18:32:30+00:00May 10th, 2018|CCWW, News|0 Comments

Focus on Engaging Others in Our Communities and Caring for Ourselves and Each Other

The CCWW training cycle that began in October 2017 continues into 2018, with participants returning to further explore the resources available in the guide for building neighbourhood capacity. Residents and Community Development staff from across the City share their experiences and knowledge around the themes of community engagement and self-care. Happy International Women’s Day 2018 [...]

2018-03-07T14:35:05+00:00March 7th, 2018|CCWW, News|0 Comments

Fall/Winter Newsletter 2017

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2018-10-18T18:58:10+00:00December 18th, 2017|Newsletter|0 Comments

Fall-Winter 2017-18 CCWW Training at Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre

This Fall, resident leaders and community development staff from Centretown, Barrhaven, Carlington, Strathcona Heights ( Sandy Hill)  Uplands, Herongate, Riverside Park & Russell Heights (Ottawa South) Mechanicsville & Rochester Heights (Somerset West) Foster Farm, Morrison Gardens & Winthrop Court ( Pinecrest-Queensway ) are sharing their wealth of experience, talents, and ideas on how to make [...]

2018-02-08T15:30:32+00:00November 20th, 2017|CCWW, News|0 Comments

Creating the Change We Want at the 2017 Ottawa Community Housing Tenant Forum

  On September 23rd, a team of resident co-facilitators; Thérèse Ladouceur, Andrea Balfour and Chantal Hurtubise offered a workshop on working together for effective and inclusive meetings to fellow resident leaders from a cross-section of OCH neighbourhoods.

2017-09-25T18:39:58+00:00September 25th, 2017|CCWW, News|0 Comments

June 2017- Creating the Change We Want at Ottawa University

A CCWW team met with social work students to talk about the Community Development Framework and to share successful community engagement stories.  Many thanks to Euphrasie Emedi, Community Developer at SEOCHC and Chantal Hurtubise, resident leader in Overbrook for their participation.

2017-06-28T21:12:47+00:00June 28th, 2017|CCWW, News|0 Comments

Co-Facilitation Training in Ottawa South

This June, Community Developers from South-East Ottawa CHC extended the reach of Creating the Change We Want by organizing their own 2-day training at Hunt-Club Riverside Park Community Centre for Ottawa South residents and Service Providers from Ottawa South neighbourhoods. Well done all!

2017-06-15T09:49:31+00:00June 14th, 2017|CCWW, News|0 Comments

Celebrating Resident Leadership

CCWW concluded 2017 co-facilitation training cycle on May 26 with event celebrating resident engagement in creating positive change in their neighbourhoods. Congratulations and thank you for your dedication! Many CCWW participants attended the CDF Learning Forum on May 25, with some sharing their successful neighbourhood initiatives at a kiosk or a circle conversation. Social Planning [...]

2017-06-15T09:49:31+00:00June 14th, 2017|CCWW, News|0 Comments