Thursday 11th February – The Honest Conversation

Can we co-create a pandemic recovery that leaves divisive, unproductive, unimaginative ‘the way we’ve always done it’ approaches behind?

Start:
Thursday 11th February, 2021 at 1:00pm
End:
Thursday 11th February, 2021 at 2:30pm
Location:
Online

The Honest Conversation

During the 2020 lockdowns over 250 people across Wales took part in a series of reflective conversations about how life had changed, work had changed and we had changed.

‘Lessons from Lockdown: Conversations for Change’ captures what we heard. We found that public service responses to the pandemic were bold and brave and took us closer to real system change, but we also heard about hard-nosed and stubborn barriers.

This event will briefly draw out the main themes and voices from the report. There’s so much to be excited about – because the lessons, if we heed them, can shape our recovery from the pandemic and our ambition of a trauma-aware nation.

A big lesson for us was understanding the extent of the appetite for sharing and learning together. It was when people were genuine and honest that we got to the heart of what really matters and saw how we can effect change – and how change is being prevented.

Part of the challenge, then, is knowing to create the conditions for these types of conversations to continue, and to hold their power.

Can we co-create a recovery that leaves the divisive, unproductive, unimaginative ‘the way we’ve always done it’ approaches behind?

Register for this event, and tell us how.

When is it?

February 11th, 2021. 1:00pm – 2:30pm.

Got something to share but can’t make the event?

Share your experiences with us at talk@platfform.org

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