Saint John Women's Empowerment Network

Working 4 Change: Learn & Go

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Contact Information
Office Phone 506-642-9033
E-Mail Brenda.Murphy@HorizonNB.ca
Website www.sjwen.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/Womens-Empowerment-Network-916588668400785/
Primary Contact Angie Power, Engagement Coordinator, Saint John Women's Empowerment Network; Phone: 506-642-9033; Email: a.power04@gmail.com
Alternate Contact Tara Parlee, Engagement Coordinator, Saint John Women's Empowerment Network; Phone: 642-9033
Description & Services
Cross Reference Working 4 Change: Learn & Go
Description of service(s) Provides residents of Saint John's priority neighbourhoods with the skills and opportunities to facilitate social, political, and economic change... A leadership capacity building program.  
 
The first phase of the program is a series of workshops over a three week period that focuses on team building, communication, and pitching ideas. In the second phase, participants have identified a project that will help improve their neighborhood(s). Working in teams with a mentor, they create a presentation to "pitch" to partners or potential funders. The third and final phase is a presentation session where teams share their project idea to potential partners/funders. Over the past 9 years a number of projects have been approved and implemented in neighborhoods including fencing around hydro tower; playground upgrades; traffic calming measures; a new bus stop; and ashtrays on hyrdo poles.
Hours 9:30 am -11:30 am, 4 days/week
Dates Program is Offered offered four times per year, for 12 - 14 weeks.
Areas Served Saint John
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) - 100 year(s)
Application Call 506-642-9033 or email Brenda.Murphy@horizonnb.ca to register
Languages English
Fees None
Location information
Located In Community South End (Saint John)
Address & Map
St. Joseph's Community Health Centre
116 Coburg St
Saint John, NB E2L 3K1
 
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Other Details
Service Level (50) Non Profit
Subjects
Service Categories Leadership Development ~ Women

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