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Cultural Capability Facilitator, Anglicare Southern Queensland

Olivene Yasso

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Olivene Yasso is a Yiman woman and the Cultural Capability Facilitator at Anglicare Southern Queensland. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Indigenous Community Management and Development) with Honours from Curtin University, with an interest in Cultural Capability Development and Cultural Match to Governance.

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How to start a yarning circle

Learn more about how to facilitate a yarning circle, with Anglicare Cultural Capability Facilitator and Yiman woman, Olly Yasso: “I might have an opinion that someone else here might disagree with, that’s okay. You can say, ‘Look, I disagree with you Olly, this is my perspective on it.’ But what we try to do is look for commonalities, where we connect.”

Sandra King OAM (left) with RAP Committee co-chair The Rev'd Canon Bruce Boase and Anglicare's Olly Yasso at the Cathedral Precinct end-of-year lunch in December 2019

Week of Prayer for Reconciliation and National Reconciliation Week

Wakka Wakka man The Rev’d Canon Bruce Boase, Yiman woman Olivene Yasso and Quandamooka and Bundjalung woman Aunty Sandra King OAM share their thoughts on the forthcoming Week of Prayer for Reconciliation and National Reconciliation Week, which are held between 27 May and 3 June annually, marking two significant milestones in the Reconciliation journey