ICA colleagues worldwide gather for virtual Global Research Assembly

ICA Colleagues Worldwide Gather for Virtual Global Research Assembly

For years, the focus of the ICA Social Research Center (SRC) of ICA USA has been to translate our massive collection of written and recorded material to a comprehensive and accessible website. Throughout that journey of digitizing documents and building websites, the dedicated team of volunteers also began exploring tools for working together virtually. By last fall, the team was reconsidering...

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...

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