This workshop incorporates the process of community mapping in a participatory, community-engaged, action-based experience for participants. It focuses on place-based stories and celebrates acts of solidarity and expressions of love and support that are connected to place. It also draws out opportunity sites for potential reconciliation actions. The workshop is collaborative, focuses on healthy relationships to self, others, and to place.
Maleea Acker is an environmental journalist, author, and instructor at the University of Victoria in the Departments of Geography and Canadian Studies.
Ken Josephson is a Cartographer and community project liaison in UVic’s Geography Department. Both are experienced facilitators of workshops and classes, using collaborative, innovative, community-engaged, in-person, and online methods.
Nikki Wright, a community organizer since the 1970’s, is an Environmental Educator, Conservationist, and the Executive Director of SeaChange Marine Conservation Society.