Choose – what are the things that you need to consider when you are choosing your action?
Action in the Exhibition 2013
Action in the Exhibition 2013 S
What do you know already?S What is action?S What does it mean to you?S What does it look like?
What do you know already?S Taking part in things around you and caringS Doing something good or bad that has a result that affects the planetS Knowing about something, deciding to change it, then changing itS A way of making a differenceS Taking responsibility for something
What do you know already?S Taking part in things around you and caringS Contributing to something that has an impact
The Action Cycle• Reflect on whether you made a difference • Choose goals,• What you did and appropriate action, how you can improve methods it • Make a decision about• Why did you choose what you will do it and how did you do • Discuss with group• Was the action members, mentors, sustainable organisations (experts) • Brainstorm ideas • Make a difference • Let the world know what is happening • Raising awareness • Do something that has a sustainable impact
Types of ActionDIRECT ACTION – Person to person or direct contact with theissue (reading to the elderly, beach clean-up)INDIRECT ACTION – not interacting with individuals but doingsomething that will affect others (fundraising, collections)ADVOCACY – Creating awareness, educating, impact on decision-making (changing attitudes & changing policies)RESEARCH FOR ACTION – Finding and gathering informationfor others to take action (inviting guest speakers, attending seminars)
SustainabilityWhat does sustainable mean?How do we make action sustainable? • Making it last, keeping it going • Have large impact on an issue, action makes progress • Make sure the action works, doable, manageable, feasible • Organise programs that last more than a day