Using Our Influence

Using an Appreciative Inquiry process, Nova Scotia community members and professionals came together in 2011 to talk about the hidden epidemic of rural women's substance abuse, gambling, violence and abuse. Graphic recording and creative expression is integrated throughout the process.

Activating Change Together for Community Security

A Graphic Video by See Meaning for Food Security Research Center.

Boosts learning and clarity: most people are visual thinkers. They can understand and build on ideas when they see them.

Validates participant voice: people can see that they have been heard.

Enhances creativity: we integrate visual approaches that inspire out-of-the-box thinking.

Fosters collaboration and change: using visual tools allows people to communicate, co-create and plan together with ease.

Provides a visual summary: this keeps the learning 'in the room' during your event. Or, post-event, share our charts by email, post them to the web or print them as a starting point for your next meeting.