<html><head><style>body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;font-size:13px}</style></head><body style="word-wrap:break-word;line-break:after-white-space"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial;font-size:13px;margin:0px;line-height:auto"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><span style="font-family:"helvetica Neue",helvetica;font-size:12.800000190734863px">At this </span><span class="m_277969527669692149il" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.800000190734863px">week’s</span><span style="font-family:"helvetica Neue",helvetica;font-size:12.800000190734863px"> </span><a href="https://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Community+workshops" style="color:rgb(17,85,204);font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.800000190734863px">Community Meeting</a><font style="font-size:14px"><font face="helvetica Neue, helvetica"><span style="font-size:12.800000190734863px"> ( Sep 12, 2018 ) Neil Wilson will be coming in to talk about </span></font></font><font face="helvetica Neue, helvetica"><span style="font-size:12.800000190734863px">The Republic of Childhood: Learning from the Future</span></font></div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><font face="arial, sans-serif" style="font-size:14px"><font face="helvetica Neue, helvetica"><span style="font-size:12.800000190734863px"><br></span></font></font></div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><a href="https://wiki.fluidproject.org/display/fluid/Community+Meeting+%28September+12%2C+2018%29%3A+The+Republic+of+Childhood%3A+Learning+from+the+Future">Meeting Notes</a></div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><font face="arial, sans-serif" style="font-size:14px"><font face="helvetica Neue, helvetica"><span style="font-size:12.800000190734863px"><br></span></font></font></div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><font face="arial, sans-serif" style="font-size:14px"><font face="helvetica Neue, helvetica"><span style="font-size:12.800000190734863px">Description:</span></font></font></div><div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><br></div></div><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px"><div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px">Neil Wilson is the Founder of the <a href="https://writersfestival.org/">Ottawa International Writers Festival</a>  He has been working with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) on a number of literacy initiatives for the past 20 years working with community leaders and educators on discoversing and delivering exciting child centred initiatives that empower kids and young learners.</div></div></div></div><div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><br></div></div></div></div><div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px">The Republic of Childhood was launched in the Fall of 2017 and is inspired by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Republic is partnering with the Ottawa Public Library and a number of social housing neighbourhoods as well as the OCDSB.</div></div></div></div><div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><br></div></div></div></div><div><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px"><div id="bloop_customfont" style="margin:0px">Neil looks forward to sharing some of his experiences and learning more from you on how we can do better creating creative spaces for kids.</div></div></div></div></blockquote><div id="bloop_sign_1496064436598256128" class="bloop_sign"><div id="bloop_sign_1492102542818844160" class="bloop_sign" style="font-family:"helvetica Neue",helvetica;font-size:14px"><div id="m_277969527669692149bloop_customfont" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.800000190734863px;margin:0px"><br>Time:<br></div></div></div><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px"><div class="bloop_sign"><div class="bloop_sign" style="font-family:"helvetica Neue",helvetica;font-size:14px"><div style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.800000190734863px;margin:0px">2:30 - 4:00pm ET</div></div></div></blockquote><div class="bloop_sign"><div class="bloop_sign" style="font-family:"helvetica Neue",helvetica;font-size:14px"><div style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.800000190734863px;margin:0px"><br>Location:<br></div></div></div><blockquote style="margin:0px 0px 0px 40px;border:none;padding:0px"><div class="bloop_sign"><div class="bloop_sign" style="font-family:"helvetica Neue",helvetica;font-size:14px"><div style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.800000190734863px;margin:0px">Locally: <a href="http://idrc.ocadu.ca/about-the-idrc/contact-us">IDRC Office</a></div></div></div><div class="bloop_sign"><div class="bloop_sign" style="font-family:"helvetica Neue",helvetica;font-size:14px"><div style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.800000190734863px;margin:0px">Remotely: <a href="https://conf.inclusivedesign.ca/flex.html?roomdirect.html&key=xemU59x8DtnO41eCMtCpCioWaRI">fluid_standup</a> Vidyo video conference</div></div></div></blockquote><div class="bloop_sign"><div class="bloop_sign" style="font-family:"helvetica Neue",helvetica;font-size:14px"><div style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.800000190734863px;margin:0px"><br>Thanks</div><div id="m_277969527669692149bloop_customfont" style="font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:12.800000190734863px;margin:0px">Justin</div></div></div></div><br><div class="bloop_sign" id="bloop_sign_1536576911289136896"></div></body></html>