Friday, November 30, 2007

Dec. 9th Meeting - Birds of same Feathers

Venue and Timings

Will be announced shortly. It would be a day long meeting. We request you all to mark the entire day. Incidentally this is Anti-Corruption Day.

Note: Meals and snacks will be arranged.

Participants:

Individuals and groups who are interested to spare at least two days in a month for social work activity and who, as of now, does not have one particular area to concentrate on. Most importantly who believe in co-operation and bringing our work to a next level.

Preparation:

Every participant should come up with their profile in the following details:

Name, Qualification, Employment/Designation, Email and Phone Number
Inspiration to do social work: 1 or 2 incidents or persons
Most unforgettable experiences: 1 or 2
Area of interest in social work:
Your views on likeminded groups’ forum and meeting.
If member of any groups, give the group’s name, aim, URL and any other useful information.

For groups, one person from the group should explain about the group, aim, objectives, past and current activities and future projects.

For the members of the groups who visited different orphanages, old age homes etc., please come up with all the details that you have about these institutions and their requirements and the kind of support that you expect for your efforts.

Agenda:

Introduction, Welcome/Ice-breaking Speech: 10 minutes

First Session: 1 ½ hour

To know about the interest and views of each participant with respect to social work and also of the participant groups.


Second Session: 1 ½ hour

To identify areas of common interest and to discuss on each topic in the six hat method. (All the six hats are not considered; the purpose is to let everyone on the same page when they think on an aspect.)

Third Session: 1 ½ hour

To know about different organizations and orphanages that the participants visited. (Brief description of 5 to 10 minutes about each organization)

Meanwhile we will have 10 minute breaks. We can have jokes and songs. Participants can exhibit their talent. We will be more than happy if the selections are related to the topics of discussion.

There would be a 10 min briefing from a group about human values and how we can develop the humanity in us and how we can be of good individuals.

Outcome: 1 hour


At the end of the day we should come up with a plan of action on the way we co-operate and co-ordinate with others. May be like any other formal meeting we will come up with a 10 point agreement sort of thing. In simple words, conclusion of the meeting agreed by all the participants.

Lunch Break: 1 hour

Snack Break: 15 min

Photos: 15 min

Guidelines:

Meeting should start on time.
Every participant should value the time and speak on what we are supposed to talk.
No one should object and contradict others’ views. We should be good listeners.

Possibilities:

We request participants to bring their laptops if they own one. This is to enable any of your friends who are not located in Hyderabad to participate virtually.

Expected Count:

We are expecting a minimum of 50 members and maximum of 100 members.


Request:

Please understand the urge behind organizing this meeting. Completely co-operate and confirm your participation. Own this meeting.

We can assure that every participant will be happy to meet so many likeminded people, inspiring experiences and leave with a renewed commitment and hope.

Measure of Success:

Every participant should feel happy
Pledge to continue this kind of meetings
Come up with a date for next meeting

Last but not the least:

Please confirm your participation at least by Dec. 3rd. We once again request members to co-ordinate with your groups and come up with a consolidated list from each group.

Mail to: Prasanthi, prasanthi.uppalapati@gmail.com


Disclaimer: This meeting is strictly for people who spare/willing to spare two days a month for social work.


Two requests:

1. Please be there by 9:30 am so that we can start the meeting by 10 am.
2. Please be there for the whole day. We once again request people who can commit the whole day.
3. Please bring ID card, can be your employee ID card or else Driving License, Voter ID etc.,

A slight change in the venue:

Last minute (yesterday night by 9 pm) we get to know that Taxila Meeting Hall cannot be given to us as there is some other meeting.

So we decided to meet in the Mariner Cafetaria in the same compound. I hope you all will not be bothered by the venue. Ambience is good.

Venue: Floor No 1, Mariner Cafetaria, Mariner Block, Ascendas IT PArk, Hitech City.

The building was once called Vanenburgh IT Park, the next one to Infotech Building. We will be there at the venue by 9 am.

Please contact, Raghavendra: 9908815490, if you need directions for the venue:

Waiting anxiously to meet all of you.

Thank you.

with regards,
Prasanthi.

1 వ్యాఖ్యలు:

Anonymous

Thank you so much for your support, Jyothi garu.

I hope the news reach to many people and whoever are interested in social work will make time and participate in the meeting.

I request everyone to let me know about their participation by Dec. 4th.

--Prasanthi U.L.
prasanthi.uppalapati@gmail.com

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