People's Policy on Child Wellbeing
How do we build trust in policy reform? How do we reconcile our differences and address the increasingly polarised positions we are forming as a society on key issues?
A worldwide first, the People’s Policy is a trial of a collaborative approach to policy-making; from outside of government, from outside our political institutions. A group of non-government organisations and philanthropic organisations are going to work with other diverse organisations and 50 randomly selected South Australians to develop a policy to give to all the political parties in the lead-up to the March 2017 election. The topic; how do we reduce the number children from being taken away from their families and communities and put in out of home care.
If experts, community and organisations work together – can they develop sensible, robust and most importantly trusted reform that can overcome our political divides?
Kyle brings over a decade of civic engagement, public policy, and political organizing experience to oversee the strategic and organizational development of the Jefferson Center.
He received his BA in Political Scien...
Emily Jenke is one of Australia’s most skilled engagement practitioners and an accomplished and talented facilitator of nearly 20 years. Emily enjoys a long term and trusted role with the Department of the Premier and Cabine...
Emma Lawson is a policy and community engagement expert. She has worked at the highest echelons of the Public Service in SA and abroad. She offers an unparalleled understanding of the workings and challenges of government as...
Simon Schrapel AM
Simon is the Chief Executive of Uniting Communities. Originally trained in Social Work, Simon has spent more than 30 years in social services practice, management and policy development and advocacy in both the Government an...
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