Friday, January 24, 2014

Parents of Teens with ADHA

Parents of Teens with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Support Group Mulgrave Park, Halifax

“Fact-Finding Mission”

Help us offer support suited to your needs

Join us and share your experiences.

Where: Phoenix Youth and Community Centre Mulgrave Park, 60 Jarvis Lane, Halifax; off Duffus Street

When: Monday January 27th, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
For Whom: Open to anyone, who has a teen with ADHD (does not have to be diagnosed)
For child-minding contact Phoenix Youth & Community Centre @ 444-3401
Facilitator: Kendall O’Connor
For more information and/or to sign up on our email-list 
contact: Maya 461-1761

Monday, January 20, 2014

Bell Aliant's - ShineALight on Mental Health

Join the conversation and #ShineALight on mental health

Join Bell Aliant on Saturday, January 25 at 5:30 PM in Halifax’s Grand Parade to #ShineALight on mental health. 

Watch City Hall become the canvas for a spectacular 3D light show never seen before in Halifax.
Meet us there for free BeaverTails and hot chocolate.
Be part of the excitement and #ShineALight.

 Register below to let us know we’ll see you there. 

*Weather date January 26. BeaverTails/hot chocolate while quantities last.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Neighbourhood Leadership workshop

January 2014

Neighbourhood Leadership Workshop

We're pleased to announce an exciting free training session on Tuesday January 21, 2014 from 1-5PM.
Planning & Design Centre is working with Jim Diers to deliver an afternoon workshop that is geared toward individuals working at the community level (neighbourhood associations, non-profits, community developers,NGOs, planners and others across the province. 

This interactive training session will cover various topics including: Building broad and inclusive community participation, identifying underutilized community strengths, role of neighborhood planning in community building, how community, NGOS and government can work together. 

Jim Diers is an internationally recognized leader on neighbourhood action and participatory democracy. Jim founded and directed the Department of Neighbourhoods in Seattle for 14 years, introducing transformative community programs such as the neighbourhood matching fund, neighbourhood planning, and the leading national community agriculture programs. Jim's work was recognized by the Ford Foundation and Kennedy School of Government as one of the most innovative local government programs in the United States. Jim is also author of Neighbor Power: Building Community the Seattle Way.

Open Invitation, participants must register limited spots available
Student Union Building, 6136 University Ave, Room 307
January 21, 2014, 1:00-5:00 PM, Coffee and Snacks
More info at 

Jim Diers: Sparking Community Action 

Planning & Design Centre is excited to invite you to a free public lecture on Tuesday January 21,2014 at 7PM at McCain Building at Dal. 

Jim Diers will provide a presentation sharing some of his experience on neighbourhood action from Seattle before a short panel discussion on the role of neighbourhoods and community action in building a resilient and healthy Halifax Regional Municipality.

Special thanks to our sponsor, US Consulate!

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In This Issue

• Neighbourhood Workshop
• Neighbourhood Power Lecture

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