38 episodes

If you are passionate about community development, storytelling and arts for social impact, check out this podcast The PoWEr of CommUNITY. Your Host Dimitrios Papalexis will be presenting amazing youth and community development initiatives and interviews with individuals and organizations who are doing amazing work. Visit http://www.soul-gen.com.au/ for more information about Dimitrios' work with SoulGen.

The PoWEr of CommUNITY Dimitrios Papalexis

    • Society & Culture

If you are passionate about community development, storytelling and arts for social impact, check out this podcast The PoWEr of CommUNITY. Your Host Dimitrios Papalexis will be presenting amazing youth and community development initiatives and interviews with individuals and organizations who are doing amazing work. Visit http://www.soul-gen.com.au/ for more information about Dimitrios' work with SoulGen.

    Building Compassionate, Connected and Inclusive Communities and Workplaces with Richard Holmes, KCA

    Building Compassionate, Connected and Inclusive Communities and Workplaces with Richard Holmes, KCA

    This is a podcast episode with Richard Holmes, KCA passionate community builder, educator and sector leader in the UK about ABCD and how to build compassionate, connected and inclusive communities and workplaces. Enter in contact for more info via info@soul-gen.com.au and stay tunned for part 2

    • 39 min
    How a Local Citizen Transformed His destroyed village into a green town with Ojok Okello episode 3

    How a Local Citizen Transformed His destroyed village into a green town with Ojok Okello episode 3

    This is a new series of podcasts with a special guest Ojok Ojello who following academic studies and work in various NGO and policy bodies, returned to his destroyed village and transformed it to a green town through community development, social enterprise and education! In this episode 3, we delve into how Ojok rediscovered and mobilzed a cultural asset in his village, the shea tree to launch a shea butter cooperative and social enterprise that created business, education and financial opportunities for his community. We also got to talk about how to overcome challenges when it comes to engaging community in bottom-up work. Ojok is also giving a message of hope to all inspiring changemakers out there. Thanks for listening and If you wish to support Okere's City Community Development Initiative, you can do it by donating directly to his cause: https://www.givingway.com/organization/okere-city

    • 38 min
    How a Local Citizen Transformed His destroyed village into a green town with Ojok Okello episode 2

    How a Local Citizen Transformed His destroyed village into a green town with Ojok Okello episode 2

    This is a new series of podcasts with a special guest Ojok Ojello who following academic studies and work in various NGO and policy bodies, returned to his destroyed village and transformed it to a green town through community development, social enterprise and education! In this episode 2, we delve into Ojok's work with his community, how he harnessed local assets to create opportunities, how he used the power of education to empower children and adults, how he created the Okere Bank and other amazing initiatives that talk to the true essence and power of Asset-based Community Development Work. Stay tuned for episode 3 and If you wish to support Okere's City Community Development Initiative, you can do it by donating directly to his cause: https://www.givingway.com/organization/okere-city

    • 35 min
    How a Local Citizen Transformed His destroyed village into a green town with Ojok Okello episode 1

    How a Local Citizen Transformed His destroyed village into a green town with Ojok Okello episode 1

    This is a new series of podcasts with a special guest Ojok Ojello who following academic studies and work in various NGO and policy bodies, returned to his destroyed village and transformed it to a green town through community development, social enterprise and education! In this episode 1, we delve into Ojok's past and childhood experiences that ignited his passion for social justice, his quest for understanding social inequalities and how the Okere City Community Development Initiative began. We hope you enjoy and get inspired by this episode. If you wish to support Okere's City Community Development Initiative, you can do it by donating directly to his cause: https://www.givingway.com/organization/okere-city

    • 21 min
    19 Care Homes & A Moon Boot

    19 Care Homes & A Moon Boot

    Welcome to a special edition podcast episode for our show The PoWEr of CommUNITY! In today's episode "19 Care Homes & a Moon Boot" our guest host Bernie Garamvolgyi is interviewing our special guest Gemma Clarke, international award winning photographer, PR specialist, community builder, storyteller and all around an amazing human being. We hope you enjoy and get inspired by Bernie and Gemma's soulful conversation as they take a deep dive into Gemma's life and career story, her passion for connecting people through art, community development, soulful marketing and discovering the beauty waiting to be found in each moment. If you wish to collaborate with us on a future episode, enter in contact via info@soul-gen.com.au or visit our website: http://www.soul-gen.com.au/

    • 56 min
    Raising Concerns about Democracy and Expressing Gratitude

    Raising Concerns about Democracy and Expressing Gratitude

    This is a podcast episode about democracy and when our communities are strong. Concerns are raised about the current state of affairs and how it might be impacting vulnerable people. We are also giving thanks to our parents, friends and acknowledge it takes a village to raise a child and a lot of courage and discernment to navigate complexity.

    • 16 min

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