3 key insights OC Connect revealed, as observed by those present…
Matthew Cox has particular experience in applying collective impact methodologies in the local context, and is our latest backbone leader to be interviewed for this series.
Opportunity Child is humming with the energy our communities, core team and our partner agencies are generating.
OC Connect will be held next week and we’re working hard with our team of codesigners from across our national collective, to add the final touches.
This Quarter — a message from Michelle Lucas
2017 is well advanced and at the end of this first quarter I am so pleased to have connected with many of you already this year. By way of update, Opportunity Child (OC) is sharing how to ‘Mobilise. Measure. Sustain’ with the Department of Social Services and I am thrilled to have been invited recently to attend the DSS Policy Hack where the new Try, Test, Learn thinking was being applied.
The Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja, recently spent time visiting our partner community in the Opportunity Child initiative, the Sanderson Alliance, during a trip to Darwin.
Hundreds of beautiful images created by children to celebrate positive relationships were exhibited last weekend in Darwin, as part of the inaugural Sanderson Alliance Art Awards held by our wonderful partner community in the Northern Territory, the Sanderson Alliance.
Today is International Youth Day 2016, a day when all of us at Opportunity Child increase our resolve to continue to work towards creating the conditions for all young children in Australia to live happy and productive lives.
In our collective impact work, we hope to shift the system so all children have a chance to work towards their aspirations, at the same time as TV shows like Cleverman are contributing to a shift in the way First Nations people are represented in popular culture.
Children’s author Mem Fox delighted audiences at three filled-to-capacity events at the Logan Entertainment Centre this week, sharing her love of reading and bringing imagination to life.
Last week, at the Pre-birth to 4 workshop in Alice Springs, (who with the Sanderson Alliance make up the NT Collective, an OC partner community), something special emerged: Strong Kids. Strong Centre.