Monthly Archives: May 2010

Community Inclusion Update or Whatever happened to the Graffiti Leisure Connections? by Sterling James

“If you have been to the office lately, you will notice a change. If you haven’t, next time you are in take a walk to the backroom. You will notice a change….”

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Welcome to the e-newsletter for Spectrum!

this month, read about Dallas, our person of the month, Chris’s SASI project on community building at the neighbourhood level, Susan’s thoughts on networking through life’s transitions, and other news… Continue reading

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Michael Kendrick and Mitch Loreth: the future of leadership in our field, June 7th and 8th

      Inspiring Possibilities through Innovative Leadership: Two Days with Michael Kendrick and Mitch Loreth Spectrum’s “101 Friends” Personal Support Networks project is excited to host two leaders respected for their innovative approaches locally and internationally for a rare event … Continue reading

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Spectrum’s Person of the Month: Dallas Stager

Dallas has been such a gift to our agency, as someone always ready to help out, always smiling and ready to joke, and as a teacher who has helped us learn more about self-governance…. Continue reading

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Networking Through Life’s Transitions, by Susan Stanfield

A transition can be thought of as any period of significant change in our lives, where we move from one place to another, one state of being to another, or make crucial decisions about our future. Do I take a year off after high school and work, or go straight to college? Continue reading

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a gallery of graphics from the managers/leader PATH

At our recent Managers/Leaders meeting in preparation for the final stages of our strategic planning process Anne Marie Fulop and I did a PATH; here are some of the images that came out of the day… Continue reading

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Chris Woods’ SASI project

Chris, assisted by Chad Clippingdale, applied for and received a small grant to conduct a project in his neighbourhood that is focused on community mapping. Continue reading

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