The innovative Cudgen Connection Community Engagement Program (CCCEP) is addressing regional challenges by harnessing talent and expertise in the community and empowering a team of Connectors to develop and drive community initiatives to achieve solutions.
We are engaging with established and emerging leaders who can work collaboratively, share enthusiasm for the Tweed and northern New South Wales and are dedicating their time and expertise.
Community Connectors, are identifying regional challenges and solutions as part of a structured initiative designed to deliver meaningful and measurable outcomes.
Connectors are helping design a community hub and determining how it can be successfully used by local not-for-profit organisations and community groups to deliver a thriving and prosperous community. They are identifying community challenges and working towards solutions.
The hub will be donated to the community and operated by not-for-profits and community groups at no cost to those groups or taxpayers.
The CCCEP is a chance for you and your networks to have a say in what comes next. We have undertaken studies which identify a number of regional challenges. However, as Connectors you will be encouraged to bring your own ideas to the table.
Are you a Community Connector?
Connectors are leaders and emerging leaders with strong links to their many and varied communities. They may have different backgrounds, industries, ages, orientations, experiences and interests but have a common goal as they build a more authentic, sustainable and prosperous region. Connectors are supported by a structured framework and provided with the tools to deliver meaningful and measurable outcomes.
Connectors hail from areas that include:
Mental health support
Suicide prevention pathways
Business incubator, mentoring and support
Wildlife care and research
Agri-business and agri-tourism
Arts and culture