First Friday Series – Connecting with community

Feb 7, 2017

With this session, we will introduce you to a range of approaches to connect meaningfully with communities and genuinely bring their voice into discussion and decision-making. It will help you think through who you want to connect with, why, and how to make it a rich and rewarding experience for all. You will leave with some tools and techniques to try out for yourself.

About the presenter:

Mel Lambert is a  passionate believer in community, both in her personal and work life and has 20 years experience in the not for profit and public sectors in the UK & Australia. She has held organisational development roles to lead capability-building, service design & innovation management in community-based organisations, aged care, youth, health, government and the volunteering sector and is currently running her own consultancy to build the capacity of communities and organisations in SA to respond to the needs of the people they serve in ways that add real value and support effective people-centred change processes.  Mel is actively involved in her local community in the western suburbs of Adelaide and co-hosts a story-telling night in Adelaide called Tenx9 (

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