Monday, April 12, 2010

Training opportunities

There are two up coming training sessions that have been subsidised by AIA NSW to allow NSW activists the opportunity to attain a broader understanding of Indigenous culture and become more aware of online activism through social networks.

Culture Awareness Training:
This training session hopes to emphasise the significance and relevance of Indigenous culture in the undertstanding and projection of Australian Identity. Leon Winters who is a Kamilaroi man from Walgett, along with Scott McCall will be conducting the training session. Scott McCall is one of Australia's experienced Indigenous employment experts and diversity trainers and together Scott and Leon work for the Arilla Aboriginal Organisation.

There are 20 available positions so if anyone is interested please rsvp to to the email outlined below by the 21st of April.

Date: Saturday the 1st of May
Where: AIA NSW Action Centre, 79 Myrtle St Chippendale 2008
Time: 10am-4pmRSVP: 21st April
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Online Activism Traning:
This training is open to activists, convenors and group members who are interested in learning the ways in which action can be orchestrated through online social networks. The training will be focused around how activists can engage with AIANSW online to find out information, receive updates, share ideas, opinions and communicate with other local Action Groups. It's a great way to see how the online social system works and how activisim itself has grown and developed through a new dimension.

Date: Monday 3rd of May
Where: AIA NSW Action Centre, 79 Myrtle St Chippendale 2008
Time: 6pm-7.30pm
RSVP: by 30 April

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