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March 27-29, 2017 in Springfield, Illinois


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Illinois Culture Change Champion of the Year 2017

The Illinois Pioneer Coalition would like you to nominate the Culture Change Champion of the Year. Someone that you feel commits themselves to these principles and values of the Culture Change effort.

• Know each person • Each person can and does make a difference • Relationship is the fundamental building block of a transformed culture • Respond to spirit, as well as mind and body • Risk-taking is a normal part of life • Put person before task • All elders are entitled to self-determination wherever they live • Community is the antidote to institutionalization • Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you • Promote the growth and development of all • Shape and use the potential of the  environment in all aspects: physical, organizational, and psychosocial/spiritual • Practice self-examination, searching for new creativity and opportunities for doing better • Recognize that culture change and transformation are not destinations, but a journey --always a work in progress.

Forms must be completed and returned to Leslie Pedtke at no later than March 1, 2017. Any submission after this date will not be considered. Click here to download the nomination form.


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