Supporting whānau to lead their own change
Whānau-led change puts whānau – individuals, families, and communities – in the driving seat. Embracing whānau-led change means viewing whānau as the experts in their own lives and supporting them to find sustainable responses to complex problems – not telling them what to do.
Click on the images below to hear our Local Experts talk about the importance of whanau-led change
We learn by doing. By doing and learning we grow a body of evidence about what works in different settings for different people at different times. The following resources provide evidence about the importance of creating opportunities for whānau to lead.
Wesley Community Action and other organisations embrace whanau-led change in many ways, including through:
Wesley Community Action is a creative change organisation that works in communities and with whānau across all ages and stages within the wider Wellington region.