THE DIRRUM CHALLENGE
Searching for the sweet spot - where your interests / passions / skills / faith / heart / character meet a need within the community. It is a practice for serving the common good that might lead to lifelong habits.
The #dirrumchallenge document is intended as a guide and is best best walked through in the company of others and with some designated mentor(s) usually taking weeks, often longer.
Two thoughts on category and kinds of challenge may be helpful.
sustainable (justice), justice (social), inclusive, diverse
exploratory, introductory, intermediate, advanced
What one issue provokes discomfort and motivates a desire for change? example: racism; equal rights; bullying; sustainability...
Define the problem.
Make this as succinct as possible.
What is the intended impact?
Achievable is better than overly ambitious.
Outline the steps necessary for meaningful, effective action, targeting your intended impact. Defined time frame and a clear end point.
Get on with it. Do the work. Document the progress.
Looking over the work, the interactions, your 'documentation', make sense of the experience using a reflection methodology best suited to you.
Looking back over the challenge, what do you notice? What or who has changed? What have you learnt? Make an impact statement.