- Sharing Our Future (SOF)
The ‘Sharing Our Future' (SOF) CLN developed by the Community Education
Network is located in southwestern Newfoundland. It encompass the five
communities of Stephenville, McKay's, Port aux Basques, Burgeo and Ramea.
SOF's mission statement discusses the lifelong learning culture and the
promotion of personal enrichment for healthy sustainable communities.
Community is defined as something that is inclusive involving wide participation
across the generations so that local people can take ownership of the
CLN project, as well as generate community self-confidence. SOF's objectives
Partners include the following: Cormack Trail School Board; Communities
in Schools Newfoundland; Long Range Regional Economic Development Board;
Ryakuga Grassroots Communications; Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador;
Association regional de la cote ouest; Port au Port Economic Development
Association; Bay St. George South Area Development Association; Ramea Broadcasting
Company; Community Education Network; Burgeo Broadcasting System, Communication
for Survival; Ramea Economic Development Corporation; Long Range Regional
Economic Development Board; College of the North Atlantic (community college);
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (Memorial University); Community Access Program
(CAP); and the Office of Learning Technology (HRDC).
- the promotion
of public awareness and participation in community communications; and
- the establishment
of the job descriptions for community communication facilitators.