Communities for Future: Where Next? SCCAN General Assembly 2pm Sun 13 Sept

Calling all community-led climate activists! Help frame the next steps in Scotland. Join SCCAN’s General Assembly 2-5pm Sunday13 September

Join climate activists in Scotland to hear about Communities for Future and SCCAN’s exciting plans! 2 – 5pm Sunday 13 September online
Our General Assembly : Your opportunity to steer our support for local initiatives / decide priority for activities.
Hear Davie Philip’s vision for grass roots empowerment in tackling the Climate and Ecological Emergency.
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We’ll be exploring: Storytelling, Podcasts, Regional Gatherings, Local Zero Carbon Plans, Governance skills and Fundraising.

Our keynote speaker is Davie Philip – a Scottish activist who’s been advocating for sustainable community in Ireland for over 20 years. He hosts events and facilitates groups – working on collaborative approaches to help their localities flourish – through Cultivate , the trading name of the Sustainable Ireland Cooperative Society he co-founded in 2000.
Davie – based at WeCreate , an ecosystem of innovation in Cloughjordan Ecovillage – has served on the Council of ECOLISE, the European network for community-led initiatives on climate change and sustainability for 4 years. He was elected as an ECOLISE co-president – along with Francesca Whitlock of Global Ecovillage Network (GEN) Europe – in 2019.
Draft Timetable
2.00pm Doors Open – Introduction to our Harvesting Document
2.15pm Welcome and Introductions
2.25pm What’s happening within SCCAN?
2.25pm Jean-Matthieu Gaunand – Network Weaver
2.30pm Katharina Bouchaar – Project Weaver
2.35pm Paul Bristow – Story Weaver
2.40pm Discussion about SCCAN’s programmes
2.45pm SCCAN Community Interest Company Update
3.00 pm Comfort Break
3.10 pm Keynote: Davie Philip on Communities for Future
3.25pm Q & A
3.35pm Introducing the Breakout Groups
4.20pm Sharing Breakout Groups Ideas
4.45pm Priorities Going Forward
5.00pm Close