Torbay Learning Site
A bit more about Torbay
· In February 2012 Cormac was invited to facilitate a 2 day workshop attended by more than 140 local people.
“It’s the only place I’ve ever come across where there was such a density of local connectors in one room – that was their starting point!”. Cormac Russell.
· Nurture Development supported the recruitment of 3 ABCD Community Builders who are working across 3 communities.
· Community Builders receive mentoring every month.
· A Community of Practice meets bi-monthly to discuss the progress of the ABCD programme and the implications for local organisations.
In February 2012 Cormac was invited to facilitate a 2 day workshop attended by more than 140 local people.
In November 2013 Cormac Russell and Jim Diers participated in the ‘Voice and Influence’ conference, focussed on exploring an Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) approach to supporting community activity in Torbay.
Cormac and Jim introduced the concept to more than 100 community, voluntary and social enterprise sector representatives, enabling the asset mapping of local organisations and interested parties to begin.