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You are Invited to a great night of music – a fundraiser for Spectrum Society and Synergy Collective.   You can also help by volunteering or providing Silent Auction gifts.

Spectrum Society is partnering with Synergy Collective Society and will be hosting a fundraising showcase September 11, 2012 at the Rowing Club in Stanley Park.  Synergy is a community-based organization that blends art with social responsibility to support and create cooperative community programming.  They combine theoretical and practical training in community stewardship and planning to develop and support integrated partnerships between local charities, businesses and artisans.

Synergy offers a unique singer/songwriter showcase at the Vancouver Rowing Club, called Just Singin’ Round.  The show is generally held on the first Tuesday of the month and features some of Canada’s most prominent singer/songwriters who share their gifts of music to help raise awareness and money for 10 community charities Synergy partners with…

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Published by Aaron

Director of Research, Training and Development, Spectrum Society for Community Living. As well as being responsible for in-house training and research on best practices in the field of helping people with disabilities organize their supports, I support self advocacy groups, contract to provide training and workshops to other agencies and groups and facilitate inclusive research groups. I am the author/illustrator of three books, co-editor of a new anthology for 2012, and co-editor of Spectrum Press. My passion is creating networks of best practice leaders in our field to share person-centred alternatives in how people with disabilities can be facilitated to live lives where their gifts are necessary components in their communities. I am currently half way through a Masters degree in Interdisciplinary studies, focusing on Equity and Adult Education, and particularly on how people with intellectual disabilities may be supported in participatory leadership groups.

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