Bits of news

The 5th annual PLAYING FOR CHANGE DAY
On Saturday September 19, 2015, the 5th annual Playing for Change Day was organized. A truly wonderful initiative: a global and creative day of action that uses the universal power of music to create positive social change. Read more …

The work of Playing For Change: Connecting the world through music
This organization has inspired us already for some time. We think it stands for a beautiful metaphor how we perceive our OD work as Association for Organization Development (AOO). Read more …

Exhibition of works of art by detainees JICN
For the second time there was an exhibition of works of art, created by the inmates of the JICN, location of Bonaire. Social worker Aisheline la Croes: "What they have done, they have done. They serve their punishment. This is a first positive step to get rid of that image of drug dealer or whatever it is to get rid of and move on with their life." Read more …

Krusada gets grant for ex-offenders
Foundation Krusada, Bonaire, received from the Ministry of Security and Justice grant funding for eight places of shelter and reintegration of ex-offenders. Read more …

Mangazina di Rei receives Culture Prize
In October 2015 Mangazina di Rei in Rincon, Bonaire, opened a new exhibition that shows the history of the oldest village and the surroundings, the tragic history of slavery, the nature, the culture en the people of Bonaire. The 'parke kultural' and museum has received the Culture Prize of the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund Caribbean in December 2015.
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Fiona Wood's journey of 3 decades treating burn injuries
The title of the IODA conference 2013 in Lima, Peru “Permanent change in organizations” inspired Joske Diesfeldt from the Association for Organization Development (AOO) to show a video about the work of Fiona Wood (Australia). Read more …