Workshops & Capacity Building

This page contains the presentations, notes, and summaries of workshops provided by WellbeingWR in the past.
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Connected Communities from the Inside Out – Anne Gloger, Centre for Connected Communities

September 27, 2019 | Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex

+70 members and friends of WWR joined together for continental breakfast & community connection as we hosted On the Table: A Wellbeing Waterloo Region Forum.

Anne Gloger from the Centre for Connected Communities was the keynote speaker for the event. These are the slides from her presentation.

Transformation: Challenging Systemic Barriers to Equity

March – June, 2019 | Waterloo Region

Over 300 members from the WWR network attended 1 of 10 training sessions (3.5 hours each) conducted by Kike Ojo of KOJO Institute. This training helped foster widespread shared understanding of equity issues in the Waterloo Region community. The following slides offer a summary of some of the talking points addressed during the training.

Connecting the Dots Workshop

December 14, 2018 | Regional Council Chambers

Social Inclusion Workshop

May 30, 2018

Through the Wellbeing Waterloo Region initiative, the community told us they would like to create a social inclusion movement where everyone is welcome and can belong. But how do we create this movement? How do we seek equity, prevent isolation and strengthen belonging? A workshop to gather insights for inclusion was held on May 30th gather different perspectives on how to build an inclusive Waterloo Region.

Governance Workshop

January 23, 2018

On January 23, 2018 a workshop was held to discuss governance models for Wellbeing Waterloo Region.  Discussions on the future governance model took place throughout February and March 2018 and a draft was presented in late March.

Beyond Reports: A Forum to Explore How to Communicate and Share Data

December 8, 2017 | Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex

Data and reports are everywhere but gaining easy access to the information and making sense of it can be challenging for organizations and citizens. View the consolidated slide deck from the day’s events from the “Beyond Reports” Forum on December 8th, 2017.

Videos from the forum:

Data Sense Making Workshop

August 2, 2017 | Region of Waterloo Operations Center – 100 Maple Grove Road

A workshop was held on August 2, 2017 to make sense of the community input received and begin to identify key themes and common issues for Wellbeing Waterloo Region.

Capacity Building Session #4: Health and Social Innovation Ecosystem

June 12, 2017 | Waterloo Region Museum

What: Health and Social Innovation Ecosystem
Who: Elliot Fung, Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network
When: 1 – 4 p.m. Monday June 12, 2017
Where: Waterloo Region Museum

Capacity Building Session #3: Improving Community Wellbeing Using a Health Equity Lens

January 20, 2017 | 99 Regina St. S., Waterloo

What: Improving Community Wellbeing: Using a Health Equity Lens
Who: Samiya Abdi & Kim Bergeron, Public Health Ontario
When: 1 – 4 p.m. Friday January 20, 2017
Where: Room 508, 99 Regina St. South, Waterloo

Capacity Building Session #2: How do we measure a community’s wellbeing?

December 8, 2016 | Council Chambers, 150 Frederick St. Kitchener

What: How do we measure a community’s wellbeing?
Who: Bryan Smale, Director of the Canadian Index of Wellbeing
Who: Panel of speakers who have used the CIW
When: Thursday December 8, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Council Chambers, 150 Frederick St. Kitchener

Capacity Building Session #1: Community Engagement Planning Workshop

November 4, 2016 | 99 Regina St. S., Waterloo

What: Community Engagement Planning Workshop
Who: Lisa Attygalle, Director of Engagement, Tamarack Institute
When: Friday November 4th, 2016, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Room 508, 99 Regina St. South, Waterloo

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