VITAL CAFÉ: CommUnITY CONVERSATIONS
In 2019, you're invited to toss the small talk and break into community conversations about the BIG issues affecting our community -- but in a worldwide context.
Inspired by the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals, and the Whistler Vital Signs results, the Community Foundation of Whistler is hosting Vital Cafés open to all community members. Each café starts with a brief opener to the topic and then there is an opportunity to break into small groups for faciliated conversation. Each topic weaves in the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals.
There is no cost to attend Vital Cafes, simply reserve your free ticket: whistlerfoundation.eventbrite.com
Upcoming Vital Cafés
Truth & Reconciliaction: Whistler, how engaged are we?
September 18, 5-7pm at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
Tickets are free. RSVP at Eventbrite: vitalcafe-sept.eventbrite.com
Notable First Nations community leader Linda Epp guides a panel discussion about the meaning of Truth & Reconciliation and learning how to weave it into daily practice. Then, we break out into smaller groups for a guided conversation.
Below: Find the most relevant Global Sustainable Development Goals for the topic of Truth & Reconciliation.
Belonging in Whistler: Employer's Role
October 16, 5-7pm at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
Consumption: Can We Do Better?
November 20, 5-6:30pm (location TBD)
What are the Sustainable Development Goals?
Click the blog links to read more about the Vital Cafe's that have taken place in 2019:
THINKING LIKE A MOUNTAIN
Special Guests: Kristina Swerhun and Leslie Anthony
YES, THERE IS POVERTY IN WHISTLER
Special Guests: Sara Jennings and Jackie Dickinson
No Community without Learning, no Learning without Community
Special Guest: Suki Cheyne
CONNECT & ENGAGE 2018
Read more about the Connect & Engage Vital Signs theme on our Vital Signs 2018 page.