Webinars Inspiring Communities

A community innovation webinar series.

Webinar 1: Insights into Community Innovation & Getting Through COVID-19

As we navigate the rapidly changing world around us let’s catch a breath and take time to look at how we can apply what we’ve learned from community innovation approaches. 

Listen as Inspiring Communities and Community Innovation experts Liz Weaver, Mark Cabaj and Jamie Gamble engage in a thought-provoking hour of insights and tools to keep at the cutting edge of our community-change kete.

This webinar covered:

  • Adaptive leadership and collaborating effectively amidst the chaos Navigating complex systems to work in a multi-level way 
  • Applying a learning lens and noticing change in this rapidly changing situation
  • What we should consider doing more and less of to help our communities get through this together.

Webinar 2: From Response to Recovery

Watch social innovation and systems-change pioneers Kate Cherrington, David Wilson and Inspiring Communities’ David Hanna in this rich koreo into how we can shape a progressive future, together.

This webinar covered:

  • How crisis fosters unity – what is happening at a local level (economic, social, health and environment)
  • Weaving our strengths – leadership and strength-based frameworks and models
  • Sharing power and taking risks – widening our gaze across local, regional, national, social and economic development~
  • Moulding our new future – progressive systems, amplifying Te Tiriti partnerships, and building a new eco-system
  • A rich panel discussion and interactive Q+A

Webinar 3 – Little Engines that Can – 9 June 10-11.30am

Little Engines that Can – Local communities powering up Aotearoa. 

Join this webinar as we discuss the powerful outcomes that can be achieved through integrated locally-led social and economic mahi, and how local wisdom and leadership is fundamental to achieving sustainable development regionally and nationally.

With a focus on Eastern Bay of Plenty’s experiences, this webinar will explore some key elements and useful frameworks for getting traction in and across neighboring communities to create shared visions and agendas, build community and social capital, and attract government co-investment into Iwi, Māori, and community-led projects.  

This webinar series is facilitated by Inspiring Communities, Denise Bijoux