9 August 2018 1:30pm -3:00pm (AEST)
The Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project is a place based initiative to support the wellbeing and outcomes for young people from conception to career in the City of Greater Shepparton. It is being driven by business, community and sector leaders committed to a 20-year plan to improve the education and other outcomes for the region’s young people.
The webinar is 1.5 hours in duration and will cover:
- the case and evidence for community engagement (10 minutes)
- the story of how Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project has designed and implemented their community engagement approach and the impacts that has created (50 minutes)
- interactive Q&A with webinar participants (30 minutes)
You should register for this webinar if you are interested in:
- the practical, real-world application of community engagement theory and tools
- learning how context influences the work of community mobilisation and leadership
- being inspired by what is possible when community engagement is undertaken as a way of working to achieve large-scale impact
To learn about the principles, approach, design, tools and impact of Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project’s community mobilisation and leadership building work.
Lisa McKenzie, Executive Officer, Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project
Lisa McKenzie is the Executive Officer of Greater Shepparton Lighthouse, a community-lead collective impact initiative in northern Victoria.
Lisa began her career as a journalist and Editor before running her own communications and PR firm in Shepparton. She used her extensive local networks in her subsequent roles as Executive Officer of the region’s Leadership Program and Community Fund.
Lisa was involved in Lighthouse from the first meetings and was subsequently appointed as the inaugural Executive Officer.
Lisa loves change leadership and has played a role in kick-starting a number of local initiatives. She sits on the local Regional Advisory Board for La Trobe University and the Commonwealth Bank’s Customer Advocate Community Council.