You are invited to the ICA Asia Pacific 2019 regional conference, 7-13 November in Malaysia

ICAI APRC 2019

The Institute of Cultural Affairs Asia Pacific announces and cordially invites you to attend the annual ICA Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2019 in Malaysia.    Our Theme is “Knowing, Doing, Being… on behalf of the Future.”   We will spend three and half days reporting, exploring the global reality we all face and what the possibilities might be for the...

ICA:UK & Fourmis du changement France support ToP training with ICA Benin

The ICA:UK Board recently approved a grant from the Village Volunteers fund as a contribution towards the training of women’s groups and Lambassa ICA Benin staff in ICA’s Technology of Participation. This article describes how the project came about and what is planned in the training. At the meeting of European ICAs in hosted by ICA Ukraine in Kiev in November,...

ICA USA’s Fifth City revisited through Chicago artist’s interpretation

Meida Teresa McNeal is a performing artist with Honey Pot Performance, Arts & Culture Manager for Chicago Park District, and a self-described “artist-administrator-educator”. She grew up in the Fifth City neighborhood of East Garfield Park on Chicago’s West Side, where her parents participated in ICA’s Fifth City community development project in the 1960s. Curious about her own memories and her...

ICA USA presents origins of Accelerate77 to Asset-Based Community of Practice

Terry Bergdall, ICA USA

When Terry Bergdall returned to ICA-USA to serve as CEO, the organization was in the midst of a missional shift to meet the emerging climate crisis. The City of Chicago was also attempting to respond to climate change, but the City’s approach was to convene expert consultants who drew up environmental programs, then tried to sell them to Chicagoans. Terry...

Facilitating Authentic Participation: Transformative Steps to Empower Groups

About Facilitating Authentic Participation All too often, asking any group to work together without effective facilitation is a shortcut to disaster — James M. Campbell In this revealing step-by-step guide, now available from Amazon, master group process facilitator James M. Campbell takes you behind the scenes of the usually hidden planning and diagnostic process leading up to the “magic” of guiding...

ICA Nepal constructs a Community Training Center

Our Former ICA Nepal Chairperson, Prof. Dr. Tatwa P. Timsina’s new book entitled “Abridging KO brigand rabid Ra innovation” was out in the market in March. Dr. Timsina discusses the importance of innovation and technology in the development of the nation and community. Development is possible through regular learning and sharing. As per our commitment to distribute 500 copies of...

EPDI Nigeria joins in tackling substance abuse

#ASAP – anti-substance abuse project Lagos round-table event February 28, 2019 was a colourful and memorable day for EPDI Nigeria at the Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, venue of the Lagos Roundtable Event for the Anti-Substance Abuse Project organized by MTNASAP FOUNDATION with a slogan #Drug Abuse is One Chance Bus. #ASAP is a multi-stakeholder and multi-sectoral...

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