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Friday, November 8 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Using Circles of Trust© to Strengthen Inclusive Community Development

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Based on the work of Parker Palmer, The Circle of Trust© approach includes principles and practices for creating “brave spaces” where individuals can engage in personal and collective discernment. Integrating a variety of contemplative practices (e.g., journaling, lectio divina, meditation), this approach has the potential to transform individuals, families, workplaces, and communities. This poster describes efforts to implement Circle of Trust© practices in a 3-day retreat for participants in a state-wide community development initiative focused on facilitating greater inclusion of individuals with disabilities. The poster outlines and illustrates a variety of retreat components that were used to support participants’ self-reflection and conversations about their shared community development work. In addition, the poster includes discussion of modifications and accommodations of the Circle of Trust© approach that enhanced access and engagement for participants with sensory impairments and developmental dis

Friday November 8, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST
Table 13, CCA Lincoln Campus Center, 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA 01116

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