EEON Events and Webinars

The Equal Employment Opportunity Network hosts up to six events each year. Each forum is designed and chosen for its potential to develop the skills and knowledge of our members and to spark discussion. Members and guests alike are welcome at all events. Attendance is free for members, who get first access to each forum. Please visit our membership page to become a part of the EEON community. We also welcome guests, so If you are not a member of EEON but would like to attend a specific event, please contact us. You can stay up to date with all our events by following us on Twitter or LinkedIn, or by joining our mailing list, which is open to members and non-members alike.

June 2021 Event

A relationship grows in positivity and strength when grounded in a foundation of truth. What is your organisation doing to walk together with courage? Join Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders Karen Milward, Kerry Arabena, and Stephen Walsh for our virtual event of the year: "Conversations from the Heart 2 – Keeping the momentum going".  
Our panel will discuss the following:
  • A reflection of the past year and its challenges and learnings
  • How Aboriginal organisations have maintained what they do in 2021
  • Understanding the experiences of those working on Treaty (including laying the foundations, decision making framework and the story so far)
  • Conversations with government and community
  • Truth telling
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Uluru Statement from the Heart
  • Leadership representation in politics, media, corporate and government
  • Economic empowerment and security - removing hurdles to recruitment 
  • What we can learn, how we can listen and how we can heal
  • Hopes, challenges and aspirations (grounded in a foundation of truth) and what walking together truly means
  • Translating conversation to action
  • Future directions
  • Preparing young people
  • 30 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
  • The Australian Peer Researcher Association – recognising the expertise and experience of community members as active partners in research   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices have often led discussions at EEON forums and Summits. We recognise the significant contributions that they make to our country and our society. We are grateful for their generosity, knowledge and continued guidance.
  Please come along for a thought-provoking and heart-warming conversation that will both inspire you and change how you approach 2021 and beyond.

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