“Nothing About Us, Without Us” – Graphic Facilitation Video

  I had a great time over three days with B.C. People First and more than sixty self advocates talking about what matters to them and letting me listen in.  I’m pleased with how this video turned out (at least until Van Morrison’s agents find out I’ve used his song)!   to see photos of the whole conference, check out this entry on the B.C. People First blog site.    Continue reading “Nothing About Us, Without Us” – Graphic Facilitation Video

LGBTQ and Self Advocates Workshop Graphic

I was THRILLED to be part of this workshop, in which some old and new friends who are self advocates presented to their peers at the B.C. People First conference.   They wanted to get away from powerpoint and liked the idea of a graphic “map” to help them remember where they were in the course of their workshop.   After we wrote down all their ideas, I came up with these graphics and they seemed to work well to keep everyone on track.   It was a great workshop. Continue reading LGBTQ and Self Advocates Workshop Graphic

“What About Us?” table placards for a world cafe

I’m really excited about being the graphic facilitator for the “What About Us?” world cafe that launches the B.C. People First 2012 Conference.   Each table will have a “conversational leadership” theme chosen by the board of BCPF, such as “what about us and relationships?” and the world cafe will be facilitated by self advocates from Esatta Cooperative.   The theme of the conference is “Nothing About Us Without Us” – “we are making sure that people with labels are involved in ALL decisions that are made about our lives.   This takes unity and leadership.   This conference is … Continue reading “What About Us?” table placards for a world cafe