Tag Archives: Ben Wolfe

Jobs summit offers taste of deep democracy

Event creates space for people in the room to design new possibilities based on what they can do and existing community assets

The jobs summit hosted by Maryam Monsef, MP Peterborough-Kawartha on Thursday offered a taste of what could be called deep democracy. People in the room co-discovered existing assets in the community, imagined new possibilities and considered their own level of commitment to bringing something new into being.
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Bringing Participatory Process to Peterborough

Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef's Town Halls are flirting with new ways of inviting citizens into ownership of their future

Peterborough-Kawartha MP Maryam Monsef’s recent community gatherings, including a January 11 Town Hall on Jobs and the Economy, are modelling new forms of participatory process and citizen leadership. The gatherings are deeply influenced and co-hosted by members of Peterborough Dialogues.
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