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Rachel Caroline Derrah
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Rachel Caroline Derrah is now friends with David Stevenson and Simone Tiesinga-Poutnik
Nov 15, 2013
James Ede and Rachel Caroline Derrah are now friends
Aug 30, 2013
Rachel Caroline Derrah replied to Ursula Hillbrand's discussion 'Collective Story Harvest in the Strategic Programming and Planning CoP' in the group Art of Participatory Leadership - EU Institutions
"thanks for sharing a story of your story harvest!"
Apr 14, 2013
Rachel Caroline Derrah joined Ria Baeck's group
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Art of Participatory Leadership - EU Institutions

After some years of bringing Art of Hosting - Art of Participatory Leadership - into the European Commission, it was spreading into the Commission and other institutions - time to reflect collectively on the learnings so far and look forward on what is the direction and next steps into the future. (started in Nov. 2011)See More
Apr 14, 2013
Rachel Caroline Derrah joined Ria Baeck's group
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Collective Story Harvest

A group to bring together all the new ideas and projects around the practice of Collective Story Harvest.See More
Mar 20, 2013
Rachel Caroline Derrah joined Pawa's group
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AoH Indigenious

Connect with indigenous practicioners on Turtle Island and beyond.See More
Mar 20, 2013
Rachel Caroline Derrah joined Helen Titchen Beeth's group
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Learning Villages

This is a space for sharing learning and experience around the practice of Learning Villages - be they permanent (like Kufunda in Zimbabwe) or temporary (as in Copenhagen and Slovenia).See More
Mar 20, 2013
Rachel Caroline Derrah joined Solange St-Pierre's group
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AoH Montreal

Groupe francophone pour les personnes qui souhaitent rassembler différentes visions de l'Art de l'AccueilSee More
Mar 20, 2013
Rachel Caroline Derrah is now friends with Samantha Lauren Kent and Natasha Prévost
Oct 17, 2011
Rachel Caroline Derrah joined Jane Porter's group
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AoH Canada

All members/cities/initiatives in the country. Let's try and make ourselves more visible to each other on the Ning and start talking:)
Oct 17, 2011
Natasha Prévost left a comment for Rachel Caroline Derrah
"Hi Rachel, wow this is good news! No, I didn't know there was going to be a AoH training in Dieppe! I'm not on facebook though but do send me the invitation I will forward it to my colleagues!! Looking forward to meet you in Halifax!! :)"
Sep 21, 2011
Rachel Caroline Derrah commented on Tim Merry's group 'Art of Hosting Nova Scotia'
"What does it mean to IGNITE a CULTURE of CIVIC PARTICIPATION in NS? What would NS be if everyone had the courage/energy/tools to act on their passions & ideas? How would we: share our learnings? collectively learn from our mistakes? celebrate…"
Sep 21, 2011
Benjamin Aaron Degenhart left a comment for Rachel Caroline Derrah
"wow, sounds so good Rachel!! i've been thinking about such a pure and luscious offline adventure time as well!! my frames doesn't allow that too soon though but it's certainly a deep desire that i am holding...so nice to hear that my…"
Sep 21, 2011
Rachel Caroline Derrah replied to Tim Merry's discussion 'Art of Hosting Work happening in Nova Scotia' in the group Art of Hosting Nova Scotia
"Change Camp Halifax4 Days: Better City LABHalifax Central Library Public Consultations (project completed but recent!)"
Sep 21, 2011
Rachel Caroline Derrah replied to Tim Merry's discussion 'Checking In - Getting to know you ...' in the group Art of Hosting Nova Scotia
"Sherri: Thanks for your contribution! I like what you said in "Real transformation, not slogans". Sounds like you have many ways to share your learnings & practice new tools after this training.   Hope you've been well since…"
Sep 21, 2011
Rachel Caroline Derrah joined Tim Merry's group
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Art of Hosting Nova Scotia

26-28 September 2011 - a mighty gathering of over 120 folks happening at Chocolate Lake, Halifax, Nova Scotia .
Sep 21, 2011

Profile Information

How did you learn about Art of Hosting (please add the date and place) and what attracted you to it?
The HUB Halifax, in its early days (2009?), connected me to an Art of Hosting training sponsored by the NS government with an amazing theme: Moving the Food Movement. Farmers, activists, policy makers and food lovers alike gathered at Windhorse Farm for what was a truly transformational experience.
Tell us about your experience with Art of Hosting as part of your life and work. What would you say your competence in it is? (new, starting practitioner, experienced practitioner, steward)
apprenticing steward, practitioner, warrior of the heart

been experimenting with amazing teams bringing AoH into civic engagement for collaborative architecture & public space design, unconventional entrepreneurship, mental wellness, circus of the normal.

currently on a learning journey of practice in scandanavia

i am a harvesting geek
What is the primary field/topic/focus in your hosting work?
Community Design // Entrepreneurship // Citizen Participation // Creative Engagement // Stakeholder Engagement
Where do you live/work?
Halifax, NS
Would you like to share a web address?
http://www.thecolab.info
Are there interests/passions that you'd like to share?
participatory theatre to surface and engage community voices

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At 6:25pm on September 21, 2011, Natasha Prévost said…
Hi Rachel, wow this is good news! No, I didn't know there was going to be a AoH training in Dieppe! I'm not on facebook though but do send me the invitation I will forward it to my colleagues!! Looking forward to meet you in Halifax!! :)
At 5:23pm on September 21, 2011, Benjamin Aaron Degenhart said…

wow, sounds so good Rachel!! i've been thinking about such a pure and luscious offline adventure time as well!! my frames doesn't allow that too soon though but it's certainly a deep desire that i am holding...
so nice to hear that my welcoming had that effect on you. i had such a moment of joy seeing your membership request :) so much nicer seeing this machines in front of us just as extended arms or ears to hold bonds of friendship and sharing across long distances...
YES! hope to see you too in the near future Rachel! i'll be in NY for @contactcon Oct20 and the fly west to Eugene, Oregon, for 2 months work with Tom Atlee...

aaand, early summer '12 i'll graduate... who knows what adventures are waiting then :)

so excited about your training next week! will listen in with biiiig remote ears :D 

At 3:02pm on September 21, 2011, Benjamin Aaron Degenhart said…

Rachel!! :) hello hello and a very warm welcome to this Online Community!

 

So much love knowing that you're out there doing your wonderful work and that we share some of the resonance and inquiries in this juicy field...

I wish you an amazing training! So much enjoying see folks signing up here and knowing that you'll all gather soon... tons of good energy here from cute Aarhus :)

 

If you upload a profile picture i will add you to our collage.

 

Here are plenty of good ressources and conversations - may this space be meaningful for you and inspire your contribution. Please don't hesitate to ask Mary Alice or me if you have questions about this site. We are hosting this online space these days.

Benjamin

 

and... a big hug :)

 
 
 

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