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Building Bridges 2019

Building Bridges Flyer
(Artwork in the flyer by Leanne Tobin)


Free Course

Every Wednesday in September – 4.9, 11.9, 18.9 and 25.9 2019

7:30 to 9:30 pm
Reg Byrne Community Centre
Cnr Darcy Rd and Fyall Ave, Wentworthville

Aboriginal presenters share their knowledge and experience and invite dialogue.

Great opportunities to learn and create a new future together. You are welcome to attend any or all sessions and invite others.
Supper available.

 

Program:

4 Sep
Voice – Treaty – Truth: Celebrating the Uluru Statement and Journey since
Art – Respecting Country, Standing up for the Rivers in Crisis

11 Sep
Juvenile Justice and the Northern Territory
The NT Intervention- 12 years of Pains and Actions for Change

18 Sep
Indigenous Related Films to Open Hearts and Minds
Reconciliation: Looking Back to Look Forward

25 Sep
The History and Invisibility of the Indigenous Voice
Voice-Treaty-Truth – Where to From Here?

 

Further details

Building Bridges Flyer
(Artwork in the flyer by Leanne Tobin)

 

 

Who are we?

  • Residents of Western Sydney from diverse backgrounds-Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal
  • Volunteers with a range of skills and occupations and a desire to work together to make a difference
  • Citizens aiming to eliminate disadvantage and injustice

What does Reconciliation mean?

  • Encouraging the wider community to build good relations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Acknowledging hurt and injustice while supporting healing and equity
  • Learning from one another and working together for a better community

What do we do?

  • Communicate with residents as well as local, regional and national bodies to keep Reconciliation on the agenda and facilitate change
  • Promote and organise educational and cultural activities and projects
  • Share stories and lively discussions with guest speakers at our monthly meetings
  • Co-operate with related organisations for festivals, forums and stalls
  • Distribute information that is accurate and relevant about the situation and concerns of Aboriginal people past and present
  • Participate in local councils‛ advisory committees and working parties
  • Make submissions to public and private bodies in support

 

Reconciliation
Reconciliation means understanding
Reconciliation means awareness
Reconciliation means compassion
You say you want reconciliation but do you understand what it will take?

Anita Heiss

 

Reconciliation for Western Sydney Brochure