Get Michael to Changemakers Retreat 2015!

By Michael Reynolds

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Get Michael To Changemakers Retreat 2015!

Project 2015-01-04 13:29:18 +1300

Hi!

My name is Michael Reynolds,

I run a community activation project called A Brave New City - it is my wee slice of trying to activate community around the idea of creating a human centric city in Christchurch.  My project has been focusing on public engagement events because I feel it is important that there is space for people to be questioned and for their answers to be listened to. Democracy...right?

I really like the idea of a bottom - up, crowd sourced and funded city....With our well being at the heart of every decision making process.

So, I have been invited to attend a changemakers retreat run by Billy Matheson, Viv Maidaborn & Anake Goodall. I have never been to any kind of retreat before but I feel like this invitation is recognition of the passion I am putting into running A Brave New City. 

 So I am asking for help for flights and the cost of the retreat itself.

I need about $350 for flights and $250 for the retreat. I don't like asking for help (I would much rather help someone else) but with our 2 kids, a house and that we live on 1.25 incomes..there isn't usually a lot left over to put towards these kinds of things. 

Any help would be appreciated :)

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Updates 3

I am back!

09/02/2015 at 2:01 PM

I will be attempting to write something meaningful to you all pretty sharp ish. ..but it the meantime please know that this was an immense experience for me. It has sown the seed for alot of personal growth but also some words and concepts to see what they can add or inform to my project.

 

The retreat was populated with amazing people! 

I am also glad to be back in Christchurch with my amazing family!!! 

I am back!

09/02/2015 at 2:01 PM

I will be attempting to write something meaningful to you all pretty sharp ish. ..but it the meantime please know that this was an immense experience for me. It has sown the seed for alot of personal growth but also some words and concepts to see what they can add or inform to my project.

 

The retreat was populated with amazing people! 

I am also glad to be back in Christchurch with my amazing family!!! 

Thank You!!!!

21/01/2015 at 7:48 PM

Just wanted to takew this opportunity to say a huge THANK YOU to all of you that have pledged.

 

It really does mean a lot to me, especially at an emotional level, to recieve this kind of backing and support.

 

It also inspires me to work even harder this year to make sure that I can start to really achieve some things with A Brave New City for the citizens of Christchurch.

 

Any extra money that does get pledged over the target will go into making the projects that A Brave New City takes on this year even better.

 

Keep spreading the word (not me being greedy but just wanting to maximise my gifts back to you and your fellow citizens)...

 

Take care and Arohanui,

 

Michael

    Pledgers 21

    Anonymous pledger
    2015-01-25 21:50:15 +1300
    Kirsten Marsh
    2015-01-22 14:02:46 +1300
    Nicholas Yardley
    2015-01-21 21:48:04 +1300

    "Go for it my man :) "

    Audrey Baldwin
    2015-01-21 20:51:59 +1300
    Nathan Bonner
    2015-01-21 19:39:51 +1300
    CherylD
    2015-01-21 19:05:42 +1300
    Vaughan O'Brien
    2015-01-21 18:07:53 +1300

    "More than happy to help you out with what I can Michael! And I've always fancied one of those shirts. All the best!"

    Karen Foreman-Brown
    2015-01-21 16:13:52 +1300
    Anita Parris
    2015-01-21 15:45:54 +1300
    Sharon Moreham
    2015-01-20 19:41:43 +1300

    "Thanks for all you do for our community and city Michael!"

    Phill Coxon
    2015-01-20 06:52:01 +1300
    Claire Rye
    2015-01-20 00:07:03 +1300
    Nic Hetherington
    2015-01-19 23:46:49 +1300

    "You absolutely deserve to be there Michael! What a fantastic opportunity you will learn so much and this project and you will keep growing! "

    Captin Da
    2015-01-14 09:28:48 +1300
    Chloe Waretini
    2015-01-13 22:40:33 +1300
    Jane Hutchison
    2015-01-13 15:21:31 +1300

    "I don't have the energy to do what you do (though I wish I did!). Next best thing is financially support those who do! Thank-you for caring!"

    Anonymous pledger
    2015-01-12 15:13:47 +1300
    Anonymous pledger
    2015-01-11 21:11:56 +1300
    Eroica Ritchie
    2015-01-09 16:49:02 +1300

    "Great! Looking forward to updates. "

    Anonymous pledger
    2015-01-09 14:09:52 +1300
    Anna GuentherPledgeMe Staff
    2015-01-09 14:05:44 +1300

    "Can you bring the cookies to the retreat with you? :) "

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    Project 2015-01-04 13:29:18 +1300

    Hi!

    My name is Michael Reynolds,

    I run a community activation project called A Brave New City - it is my wee slice of trying to activate community around the idea of creating a human centric city in Christchurch.  My project has been focusing on public engagement events because I feel it is important that there is space for people to be questioned and for their answers to be listened to. Democracy...right?

    I really like the idea of a bottom - up, crowd sourced and funded city....With our well being at the heart of every decision making process.

    So, I have been invited to attend a changemakers retreat run by Billy Matheson, Viv Maidaborn & Anake Goodall. I have never been to any kind of retreat before but I feel like this invitation is recognition of the passion I am putting into running A Brave New City. 

     So I am asking for help for flights and the cost of the retreat itself.

    I need about $350 for flights and $250 for the retreat. I don't like asking for help (I would much rather help someone else) but with our 2 kids, a house and that we live on 1.25 incomes..there isn't usually a lot left over to put towards these kinds of things. 

    Any help would be appreciated :)

    Comments

    I am back!

    09/02/2015 at 2:01 PM

    I will be attempting to write something meaningful to you all pretty sharp ish. ..but it the meantime please know that this was an immense experience for me. It has sown the seed for alot of personal growth but also some words and concepts to see what they can add or inform to my project.

     

    The retreat was populated with amazing people! 

    I am also glad to be back in Christchurch with my amazing family!!! 

    I am back!

    09/02/2015 at 2:01 PM

    I will be attempting to write something meaningful to you all pretty sharp ish. ..but it the meantime please know that this was an immense experience for me. It has sown the seed for alot of personal growth but also some words and concepts to see what they can add or inform to my project.

     

    The retreat was populated with amazing people! 

    I am also glad to be back in Christchurch with my amazing family!!! 

    Thank You!!!!

    21/01/2015 at 7:48 PM

    Just wanted to takew this opportunity to say a huge THANK YOU to all of you that have pledged.

     

    It really does mean a lot to me, especially at an emotional level, to recieve this kind of backing and support.

     

    It also inspires me to work even harder this year to make sure that I can start to really achieve some things with A Brave New City for the citizens of Christchurch.

     

    Any extra money that does get pledged over the target will go into making the projects that A Brave New City takes on this year even better.

     

    Keep spreading the word (not me being greedy but just wanting to maximise my gifts back to you and your fellow citizens)...

     

    Take care and Arohanui,

     

    Michael

      Anonymous pledger
      2015-01-25 21:50:15 +1300
      Kirsten Marsh
      2015-01-22 14:02:46 +1300
      Nicholas Yardley
      2015-01-21 21:48:04 +1300

      "Go for it my man :) "

      Audrey Baldwin
      2015-01-21 20:51:59 +1300
      Nathan Bonner
      2015-01-21 19:39:51 +1300
      CherylD
      2015-01-21 19:05:42 +1300
      Vaughan O'Brien
      2015-01-21 18:07:53 +1300

      "More than happy to help you out with what I can Michael! And I've always fancied one of those shirts. All the best!"

      Karen Foreman-Brown
      2015-01-21 16:13:52 +1300
      Anita Parris
      2015-01-21 15:45:54 +1300
      Sharon Moreham
      2015-01-20 19:41:43 +1300

      "Thanks for all you do for our community and city Michael!"

      Phill Coxon
      2015-01-20 06:52:01 +1300
      Claire Rye
      2015-01-20 00:07:03 +1300
      Nic Hetherington
      2015-01-19 23:46:49 +1300

      "You absolutely deserve to be there Michael! What a fantastic opportunity you will learn so much and this project and you will keep growing! "

      Captin Da
      2015-01-14 09:28:48 +1300
      Chloe Waretini
      2015-01-13 22:40:33 +1300
      Jane Hutchison
      2015-01-13 15:21:31 +1300

      "I don't have the energy to do what you do (though I wish I did!). Next best thing is financially support those who do! Thank-you for caring!"

      Anonymous pledger
      2015-01-12 15:13:47 +1300
      Anonymous pledger
      2015-01-11 21:11:56 +1300
      Eroica Ritchie
      2015-01-09 16:49:02 +1300

      "Great! Looking forward to updates. "

      Anonymous pledger
      2015-01-09 14:09:52 +1300
      Anna GuentherPledgeMe Staff
      2015-01-09 14:05:44 +1300

      "Can you bring the cookies to the retreat with you? :) "

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