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Citizens Assemblies in the New Economy

Thursday 22 Feb

4:21 am

4:21 am

 – 

Australia/Sydney
Free

Online

About this event

Join NENA’s Democracy and Governance Hub, for an important discussion about the role of Citizen’s Assemblies in building a stronger society, and supporting the new economy.

OUR SPEAKERS

** Aimee Mehan is a Gamillaroi-Irish Australian living on Wannarua Country, with experience and education in retail, classical music & theatre, government service, bush foods & permaculture, and business innovation. “Yaama!” She will be talking about democracy and Indigenous practices.

** Sonia Randhawa migrated to Melbourne just over a decade ago from Malaysia, living on Wurundjeri land. Currently, she is working with both the Coalition of Everyone, as a co-founder, and the Sortition Foundation, to build a politics of hope and dispel the politics of fear.

** Nerida Thompson lives on Wurundjeri land, and was a passionate primary school teacher before becoming a mum. She now spends a lot of her time on climate activism with a focus on her local community, wanting to empower people by building their connections, skills awareness and resilience. She will be talking about a citizens’ assembly she is helping to organise in Moreland, on local post-COVID recovery.

** Facilitated by Dr Michelle Maloney, NENA Co-Founder and Director

  • Information and Education
  • Presentation
  • Business Ethics
  • Sustainable Communities
NOTE: All event information was accurate at the time of publishing, but we do not take any responsibility for losses or damages incurred due to incorrect information. Please follow the links to the original organisers for further details.

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