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Step into the Action: Groundwork For Change

Explore and deepen your power to make a positive difference.

15 September 2018, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR
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Region/Country Focus
| Free – £8


Two workshops to explore and deepen your power to make a positive difference. Whatever your cause or starting point, you will be welcome.


SAT 15 SEPT | 10:00 – 15:00

Having a basic grasp of the inner and outer “ecology” of our change-making offers an essential starting point (and a routine health check) for our aspirations to make a difference in the world. We’ll explore: how change happens; what motivates and sustains; communication and power, and systems thinking.



SUN 23 SEPT | 10:00 – 15:00

Building on the groundwork, this workshop will help you map the issues you care about; create and see past conflict; work out where your biggest influence might be; harness social change life-cycles and devise effective strategies and stories to support the change you want to create.


Please book your space on either or both workshops in advance. This registration fee covers the cost of materials and lunch on the day. We don’t want this fee to be a barrier to taking part, if you would struggle to afford the ticket price please book the free option.

Hosted by Simon Bateson, founder of Take One Action & Free The Change.

Who's Attending

16 people are attending Step into the Action: Groundwork For Change

  • Jacinta Jaylo Barker
  • Gerard Millrine
  • jacalyn max
  • Toni Grimaldi
  • Valerie Muir
  • John Morrison
  • Helena Kelly
  • Fleur Nash
  • David Somervell
  • Daryl Bates
  • Molly Macdonald
  • Anne O'Donnell
  • Claire Thomas

Book your place

15 September 2018, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Booking / attendance information
£5 per workshop / £8 for both

Tel: 0131 553 6335 | Email organiser

Free tickets for hard to reach groups
"I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits. I believe that what self-centred people have torn down other-centred people can build up."
Martin Luther King

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