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Please join us for the Auckland Launch of Children, Citizenship & Environment by Bronwyn Hayward

Please join us for the launch of:

Children, Citizenship & Environment - Nurturing a Democratic Imagination in a Changing World

By Bronwyn Hayward

With guest discussant Rod Oram

Dr Hayward is convener of CPAG’s newly formed Christchurch branch and has kindly donated her royalties from the book to CPAG and child poverty projects in Christchurch. The launch will include a public talk by Bronwyn.

Please join us for the launch of:

Children, Citizenship & Environment.

Nurturing a Democratic Imagination in a changing World

A critically acclaimed book by Dr Bronwyn Hayward

With guest discussant Rod Oram

Dr Hayward is convener of CPAG’s newly formed Christchurch branch and has kindly donated her royalties from the book to CPAG and child poverty projects in Christchurch. The launch will include a public talk by Bronwyn.

When:  Monday, 30 July, 7.30pm

Where:  St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont St, Ponsonby, Auckland

RSVP: please email or telephone (09) 303 9260 for catering purposes

Parking: Ample free parking is available behind the centre

 

About the book:

‘Bronwyn Hayward’s creative masterpiece describes how we can escape the last 20 years of neo-liberal thinking and its toxic impact on our precious children today and in the future.’ - Associate Professor Susan St John, nationally renowned economist and CPAG founding member.

 ‘In this inspiring book Bronwyn Hayward explains how children have been left out of the political process or included in only token ways, and the potential cost of this to society. She describes how children can learn to be citizens by engaging in democratic decision-making processes in their local environments. Including children in decision-making benefits the whole of society in unexpected ways. The book is compelling reading for all those interested in the future of democracy and of the environment.’ Russell Wills, New Zealand Children's Commissioner

Read more about the book and author

Watch the video blog from author Bronwyn Hayward,

In addition to fantastic reviews, the book has also been selected as the feature book for LITCAM, The World Children’s Literacy event whose theme this year is Children and Democracy.  It has also been included in the non-fiction selection for  the Frankfurt Bookfest in which New Zealand is guest of honour 2012.

We look forward to seeing at the St Columba Centre.

Thank you for your support.