ICA USA applies appreciative inquiry to articulate core values

Thirty years ago, the Institute of Cultural Affairs worked with Case Western Reserve University to research the inner life and workings of ICA. The case study began with the metaphor that organizations are “miracles of human interaction, the mystery of which deepens as we probe more into them.” To probe the mystery, the research team conducted an appreciative inquiry, a...

Season’s greetings & 2019 training highlights from New Zealand

Tēnā rā koutou katoa… Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou, i runga i ngā āhuatanga o te wā – te puawaitanga o te Koanga me te hokinga mai o Hineraumati, hei whakaohooho i a tātou ki ngā tohu o taiao. Mauriora!  Season’s greetings from Participatory Techniques New Zealand. This newsletter is to keep our clients and Technology of Participation training...

Development Institute Ghana hosts the Fifth Annual ICA West Africa Regional Conference

The ICA West Africa Regional conference, which is organized every year in one of the five member countries, is taking place in Ghana this week from the 18th to the 22nd of November, 2019. The programme is being hosted by the Development Institute, a non-governmental not-for-profit organization working to promote sustainable development in some parts of Ghana, mainly in the...

EPDI Nigeria facilitates Participatory Strategic Planning with RCCG Faith City Junior church

PARTICIPATORY STRATEGIC PLANNING WITH RCCG FAITH CITY JUNIOR CHURCH The Junior Church, a unit in charge of children in the Church embarked on a transformation program for the unit. About twenty members of the unit gathered together to On October 1, 2019 to envision what the unit would be like three years from now. Ten major areas identified as key...

ICA Cote D’Ivoire provides capacity building training

The month of September was furnished with various training activities for beneficiaries and agents of ICA Cote D’Ivoire, as part of the capacity building planned in this year 4 project. The first focused on “Connecting the beneficiaries operating in the fields of agriculture and breeding, with the restaurant “MOMIJI”: point of sale of their products in the region of Agboville....

ICA Australasia colleagues engage in a range of social impact activities

ICA Australasia is a network organization – of colleagues in New Zealand and Australia. Its members are engaged in a wide range of social impact activities. These include Indigenous reconciliation and recognition, currently through the Voice, Truth Treaty campaign; working with, and learning from the First Nations people of Australia and the Maori community of New Zealand. Members also work...

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