Monday 15 June 2020 6pm - 8pm
A session to share stories, learn about the incredible initiatives that our network is engaged in and to be inspired by each other.
Mike Worsman, founding director of 'A Million Smiles'
Barbara Lawler, co-convenor IofCA Network & Connections, International Elder.
Panel of Speakers:
Acknowledgement of Country: Allen Edwards, Kaurna/Kokatha man from South Australia, Chair Blackwood Reconciliation Group, on Life Matters experience, living with purpose and his work in reconciliation.
Graeme Cordiner, author, teaching background in NSW Tafe, Australia, Japan, and Zimbabwe. 20 years grassroots political involvement at local, state and federal levels. 40 years involvement in First Nations issues, Myall Creek reconciliation in particular https://vimeo.com/mikedaly/myallcreek and https://myallcreek.org/2020/06/06/20th-anniversary-virtual-commemoration-ceremony/.
Amiel Nubaha, Brisbane, Rwandan-Australian, community peacebuilder, graduate last year in Law and Caux Scholars Program Switzerland 2019 https://au.iofc.org/amiel-nubaha-caux-scholar, now case manager Cherbourg Indigenous community.
Aya Ono, academic, about to return to Japan after 16 years in Australia and recently participated in a Life Matters workshop https://au.iofc.org/life-matters-alumni-aya-ono
Elisse Higginbotham, Melbourne Optometrist, who has been for some time, a wonderful team member and support to Life Matters workshops https://au.iofc.org/life-matters-workshops.
Shwe Mu, first Law student from Burmese Karin community Brisbane, member of Multicultural Youth Council Queensland, alumni Caux Scholars Program, Asia Plateau December 2019.
Mary Whiteside, former school librarian and classical singer, with a passion for IofC for many years and climate change.