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Comox Valley group not afraid to ask questions

The Comox Valley Global Awareness Network (CVGAN) advisory committee is pleased to invite you to a mixer on the theme “Are we good global citizens?”

The Thursday, March 13 event is taking place at Rhodos Fair Trade Café at  364 Eighth St. in Courtenay, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

It's in the same mall as Shoppers Drug Mart.

As many of you know, CVGAN's funding comes from the B.C. Council for International Cooperation and it exists to serve its members in flexible and creative ways.

The past year saw the Network support a variety of Comox Valley initiatives, including a video about children lighting up to the question “Who Grows My Food?, an innovative youth theatre event on the subject of “othering.”

There was also a workshop about implementing the Istanbul Principles in international co-operation work, among several others featured in this event.

CVGAN is passionate about asking the questions, “What makes a good global citizen? Are we doing enough? What does this look like here — and abroad? Can this — and how can this — be evaluated?”

The Comox Valley Global Awareness Network requests your presence this Thursday to mix and mingle and reflect on these questions, and brainstorm for the year ahead.

— Comox Valley Global Awareness Network


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