Green Fish Resource Centre, Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE (between Mancheter Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria rail stations)
Facilitation Training: Tuesday 10th July 2012, 10.00-16.00; Good facilitation can make local discussion and planning an enjoyable, productive process. This interactive course will look closely at the roles a facilitator may play and how it can encourage long term community development. It will build the confidence of anyone keen to be a good facilitator and give them a solid basis on which to develop their own skills. Web link: www.talkaction.org/training/facilitation-manchester/
Engaging Communities on Climate Change, Wednesday 11th July, 10.00-16.00 Invaluable course for anyone looking to develop community activities on climate change, energy-saving and environmental issues. Weblink: www.talkaction.org/training/engaging-communities-manchester/
Course fees: £288: large charities, small businesses, local authorities; £130 small charities and individuals. Discounted places available. Includes hot Mediterranean buffet lunch, Fair Trade refreshments and networking time.
To book contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7324 4775
Talk Action’s team values social justice and environmental sustainability; promote equality, opportunity, diversity and a healthy environment for communities in urban and rural settings. Quality of life is more important than quantity of income. They operate in a non-hierarchical, co-operative system and question all injustice whether economic, environmental and social. Founded by Jonathan Elliott in 2006, Talk Action has flourished into a whole larger than its parts delivering training, community projects and green events across London and the UK. They have grown in to a collective of expert facilitators, researchers, green event artists and programme specialists. initially set up as an online directory of services.