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Art of Youth Engagement

I wanted to let you know of the exciting work that has emerged due, in part, to the opportunity  provided to me to learn Art of Hosting methodologies in Toronto last Autumn. Yesterday, I got back…Continue

Tags: participatory leadership, mental health, youth

Started Apr 1, 2011

Art of Youth Engagement - Youth Work that works
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In collaboration with colleagues of mine, Nancy Pereira and Erin Smith as well as a whole Steering Committee of professionals and youth, I created the Art of Youth Engagement Course for Mental Health…Continue

Tags: participatory, leadership, work, engagement, health

Started this conversation. Last reply by Ria Baeck Mar 6, 2012.


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How did you learn about Art of Hosting (please add the date and place) and what attracted you to it?
After working with Tim Merry on the Youth Social Infrastructure Collaborative for a year, and being a participant in Art of Hosting methodologies, I wanted more training.

My first training gathering was the Art of Social Innovation, held at Windhorse Farm in Nova Scotia, Canada on April 27-30, 2010.

I then took part as an apprentice in the Art of Taking Participatory Leadership to Scale on Centre Island in Toronto on November 10-12, 2010.
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)
I am an experienced practitioner having worked with 15 different organizations using Art of Hosting methodologies and theory. My particular interest is working with young people and youth-serving agencies.
What is the primary field/topic/focus in your hosting work?
My particular interest is working with young people and youth-serving agencies.
Where do you live/work?
I live in Toronto and I work across Ontario.
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Are there interests/passions that you'd like to share?
I am passionate about working with youth who challenge the status quo and create spaces for love, creativity and fun within historically serious and bureaucratic institutions. I am also passionate about finding the change agents within an organization who courageously and compassionatly embody innovation.

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At 3:26pm on November 25, 2010, Rowan said…
Welcome Catherine

Hope you find this space useful and will help keeping it alive and vibrant.
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to drop me a line.

Warm regards

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Rowan Simonsen

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