ASI Twitter Chat: June 24, 3pmEDT “Promoting Healthy Democracy Needs New Voices”

We are pleased to be partnering with Health Nexus on our very first Twitter chat on June 24th at 4pm Atlantic time. If you have a Twitter account, please join us! If not, you can follow along at #HealthPromoChat, or better yet, get a Twitter account and join the conversation!

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Promoting Healthy Democracy Needs New Voices

Tuesday, June 24th from 3-4pm EDT (4-5 ADT) #HealthPromoChat

Do you believe in the potential of democracy? Then bring your voice to this Twitter Chat on democracy and social justice in Canada with the Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities (ASI). This year’s Summer Institute theme, Renewing Democracy through Social Justice: Adding New Voices, brings attention to inclusion, fair representation and leadership. The ASI coordinator, Patsy Beattie of The Quaich Inc. moderates the #HealthPromoChat raising these questions:

Q1 What is a healthy democracy?
Q2 How do we ensure full participation in democratic processes?
Q3 What is the role of social media in adding new voices?
Q4 How could leadership be more inclusive of gender and diversity?

Engaging men and women, Francophone, Anglophone and Aboriginal communities, the ASI supports collaboration across sectors and regions, and between cultures and generations.

View previous Health Nexus #HealthPromoChats at

Instructions for those wanting to join: On Twitter – post to #HealthPromoChat If you’d like to watch the discussion you can do so without an account by following this link:

In order to contribute to the discussion, you need to have a Twitter account.

For an overview of what Twitter is, we recommend viewing this video:

For more information on how to join and participate in Twitter chats, you can view this guide from


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