2019 — 9 speeches
Dr Jim Diers
Jim has a passion for getting people engaged with their communities and in the decisions that affect their lives. He has put that passion to work for a direct-action neighbourhood association, a community development corporation, a community foundation, and the USA's largest health care cooperative.
Jim teaches courses in community organising and development at the University of Washington and serves on the faculty of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute. He has been recognised for his work with numerous awards.