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Saturday, January 16 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Expert Citizens: Listening to Your People to Make Great Decisions

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The number of people living in poverty in Newfoundland and Labrador decreased by almost 38,000 between 2003 and 2013, giving the province the lowest level of poverty in the country (Stats Canada, 2013). How did we get there? We listened to our people!

In this session we'll explore the public consultation methodologies employed by the Government of NL through the Office of Public Engagement and practice using the process ourselves. After this session, you'll be equipped to bring diverse citizen voices into whatever project for positive change you are currently working on.

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Anna Smith

Youth Engagement Development Officer, Government of Newfoundland & Labrador
An EWB Alumna, Anna Smith is a student and teacher of public engagement, leadership development, and process design. In her current position with the Office of Public Engagement, she's responsible to ensure diverse youth voices and issues are given legitimate attention in both government... Read More →

Saturday January 16, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm EST
Hamilton Convention Centre, Room 314