2019 Tomorrow's Change Makers
In 2019, OzGREEN is delivering Tomorrow's Change Makers in Bellingen. Local young people will engage in the following events:
Bellingen Basin Catchment Tour
Tues 24th Sept, 9am-3pm, Bellinger & Kalang Rivers
Change Makers will explore some of the hidden secrets of the Bellinger and Kalang Rivers. We will visit multiple sites and investigate the ecological, social and cultural values of our local river systems.
Bellingen Basin Action Planning Workshop
Wed 25th Sept, 9am-3pm, Bellingen Youth Hub
What can we do personally to protect our beautiful creeks and rivers? Change Makers will become informed, involved, and empowered to generate solutions that help protect our rivers for future generations.
Photography & Digital Communications Workshop
Wed 16th Oct, 4pm – 6pm, Bellingen Youth Hub
Change Makers will learn how to use digital media to raise awareness about our river. This workshop will be led by local photographer Bruce Jacups along with Jo and Rod Keers from I Love Bello Shire.
Event Management Workshop
Wed 23rd Oct, 4pm – 6pm, Bellingen Youth Hub
Change Makers will learn how to organise and promote an event to raise money to protect our local rivers. This workshop will be led by Kirsten Collier who has previously organised the Saltwater Freshwater Festival along with Amy Denshire from OzGREEN.
Public Speaking Workshop
Wed 30th October, 4pm – 6pm, Bello Youth Hub
Change Makers will learn how to express their environmental concerns with passion and confidence. This event will be led by Fi Poole from ABC Coffs Coast Radio.
Wed 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th Nov, 4pm -6pm, Bello Youth Hub
Change Makers will work with the OzGREEN team to deliver their river action plan.
Contact Anna on [email protected] for more info on the Tomorrow's Change Makers program.