Creating Flourishing Communities

Working with your community on shared goals and aspirations

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Building Healthy Teams: Creating flourishing at work

After responding to COVID and other crises, many of us are tired and worn out. This module provides tools for you to assess your own motivation for the work you do, to find fresh inspiration, and energise your team. Together, you can create a working environment where everyone can flourish.

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Building Healthy Teams can also be delivered as an in-house module for groups of 10 or more, with a discount to the hosting organisation. Contact us for details.

Listening to your community: Looking for the signs of flourishing

There are amazing things happening in every community. So often we miss them because we are focused on the problems. This module will give you the skills to truly listen to your community and help them recognise the wonderful strengths that are already there.

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Connecting to the strengths in your community: Opening the door for contribution

Each community has incredible strengths, often undiscovered and underutilised. This module will give you ways of drawing these strengths together to harness the power of contribution in your community and open pathways for individuals and their communities to move towards their own aspirations.

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Breaking Down Silos: Solving complex problems together

It’s easy to assume that individuals and communities will naturally flourish, without recognising the complex roadblocks they face. This module will give you skills to identify complex or systemic issues as well as holistic approaches to working with your community towards solutions.

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Creating a Shared Vision: Exploring the elements of a flourishing community

Communities have a wide range of hopes and expectations. In this module we will explore CBBC’sFlourishing Framework® that gives us a common language to work towards community flourishing. This module will enable you to understand the framework and have the skills to use it as a basis for positive community change.

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Bridging Gaps Between People and Place: Creating user friendly neighbourhoods

Urban Design has been the domain of the professional, often leaving community members feeling disempowered. This module explores a way of designing community places and spaces that is open to everyone and creates fun, while moving towards a flourishing community.

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Collaborating for Effective Community: Building healthy relationships and partners

Communities move at the speed of trust. This module will guide you in creating great relationships based on trust and shared vision, as a foundation for long-term partnerships. Your collaboration with trusted partners will accelerate your development initiatives and community flourishing.

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Who we are

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The centre is a group of urban thinkers, practitioners and leaders who are working together to shape cities and urban environments where people and communities can thrive and flourish. As a group of ‘pracademics’ (reflective practitioners and thinkers), we are committed to the goal of flourishing urban environments.
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The Centre for Building Better Community acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community.
We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.