Thinking of measuring the outcomes and impact of projects focused on young people?
Join SIMNA Western Sydney and Cumberland Council at this special networking event to explore how you can measure outcomes and impact with and for young people in the Greater Western Sydney region.
When: Friday 13 September 2019, 9:30am to 11:30am
Where: The Holroyd Centre, 17 Miller Street, Merryland
Who: Services working with young people in the Cumberland LGA and Greater Western Sydney, however all who are interested are also welcome to attend.
Getting there: Parking is available in side streets, however the venue is also a short walk from Merrylands Station and bus interchange.
Cost: SIMNA members: FREE; Cumberland Council network: FREE; Non-members: $15.
For catering purposes, please register for the event by Friday 6 September 2019.
Please advise of any special dietary requirements by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
About This Event
This workshop will show how you can work with young people at every stage of the measurement cycle, from developing program logics and impact measurement frameworks, to communicating results and implementing findings.
At this event, you will hear from:
Maia Giordano, Youth Participation and Programs Coordinator, Cumberland Council, will speak about Council’s approach to youth participation.
Rhianon Vichta, Research and Evaluation Coordinator, Brisbane Youth Service who will explore the challenges of measuring outcomes when working with young people as well as offering some experiential learning about strategies, evaluation approaches and guiding values for this important work.
Celia Finch, Senior Policy Officer, Multicultural NSW who will speak about the NSW Government’s Refugee Youth Policy Initiative which initiated a co-design process to create more inclusive and effective policy solutions with young people from refugee backgrounds. A youth peer researcher will also share a personal reflection on their experience with the initiative.
Brooke Trewlynn and Blayke Tatafu, Project Advisory Committee (PAC) Members, Kimberwalli will share their involvement as part of the all-youth PAC that helped to set the direction for creating Kimberwalli as a place where young people can shape their own destiny in a culturally strong and innovative space.
The event will be facilitated by Krissy Stapleton, Western Sydney Project Coordinator, Youth Action NSW.
It will also include group discussions for attendees to share their ideas, challenges and best practices for outcome and impact measurement.
Seats are limited so book your ticket today!
We look forward to seeing you there,
SIMNA Western Sydney Committee