Location: Julia Martin House Community Room (90 Bickford St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130)
Registration Deadline: October 31, 2014
Do you attend or lead meetings that fail to achieve meeting or project goals? This day-long Meeting Facilitation workshop will introduce participants to effective meeting preparation, including outreach and engagement strategies, meeting facilitation skills, and how to follow-up [...]
It was a wonderful Friday on June 20th celebrating the Institute’s work since its inception 5 years ago. Check out these highlights:
From right to left: Senator Linda Dorcena Forrey, MACDC’s President Joe Kriesberg, MKI’s Director Shirronda Almeida, Mel King, Honoree Tom Gleason, Honoree Mat Thall
Mel King receives a well deserved standing ovation.
Keynote address [...]
[ September 26, 2014; ]
Time: 9AM – 4PM
Date: September 26th, 2014
Location: Homeownership Center, 138 Green Street, Worcester MA
Instructor: Stephanie O’Leary, Accounting Management Solutions
Do you really understand Community Development Corporation Financial Statements? Learn what non-accountants need to know from Stephanie O’Leary, Senior Consultant at Accounting Management Solutions, including:
How to analyze and interpret financial statements for CDCs
Manage the budgeting process and [...]
[ September 18, 2014 to September 20, 2014. ]
Time, Date, and Location: Thursday, September 18, 5:30-8PM PAL P304E bracket Room; Friday, September 19, 9AM-5PM Trustman Gallary; and Saturday, September 20, 9AM-5pm Trustman Gallary
Instructor: The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond
“This is a transformative training that gave us a shared analysis on race for our
community organizing work.” – Haymarket Grantee
Through dialogue, reflection, role-playing, and [...]
[ June 20, 2014; ]
Please join us as we celebrate our 5th year by honoring MassHousing and Mathew Thall. Both honorees have been fundamental to the founding and development of the Mel King Institute. We are delighted to honor their achievements.
June 20th, 2014 8:30AM
Park Plaza Hotel (50 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116)
Keynote speaker: John Barros, City of Boston, Chief [...]
[ May 6, 2014; ]
Time: 9:30AM – 4PM. 9:00AM breakfast & networking.
Location: NonProfit Center, Community Room (89 South Street, Suite 700, Boston, MA 02111-2680)
Instructor: National Community Reinvestment Coalition
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) contains provisions that are specifically targeted to increase community development, making a deep understanding of the law and its usage of particular importance to community development corporations. [...]
[ May 13, 2014; ]
Time: 9:00AM – 2:30PM
Location: Tent City, Dow Room, 130 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116
Instructors: LISC - Celia Smoot, Jesse Elton
Join the Mel King Institute and LISC’s national Housing program for this training to prepare owners of Low Income Housing Tax Credit-financed housing to plan for Year 15 and beyond. The morning will feature presentations by LISC [...]
[ June 3, 2014; ]
Location: Tent City, Dow Room (130 Dartmouth St Boston, MA 02116)
Instructor: Karilyn Crockett
Long-term community development work is often driven by the values, struggles and histories that define a neighborhood, but how well do your staff, constituents and stakeholders know the stories behind the stories that drive your mission? And, most critically, are you [...]
[ May 8, 2014; ] POSTPONED TO FALL 2014
Since life stressors are varied, and come from all directions, a multi-tiered plan is necessary to navigate the multi-layered nature of burnout. In this four hour workshop participants will discover on-the-spot strategies, mid-length strategies, and long-term strategies to address stress. Using an instructional workbook, each participant will explore techniques that are personally [...]
[ April 29, 2014; ]
View flyer here
Sponsored by NeighborWorks
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Location: The Nonprofit Center (89 South Street, Suite 700,Boston, MA 02111-2680)
Instructor: Executive Service Corps
Registration Deadline: April 22, 2014
Get your organization to stand out. Learn to define and to communicate what makes your organization unique and worth supporting.
This training will help you develop the communications platform to [...]
[ April 11, 2014; ]
RESCHEDULE OF 2/14 training!
Time: 9:30am-4:30pm; 9:00am breakfast and networking
Location: Greater Worcester Community Foundation (370 Main Street, Suite 650, Worcester 01608)
Instructor: Judy Freiwirth, Psy.D. and Maria Elena Letona, Ph.D
Registration Deadline: April 4, 2014
How do you meaningfully engage constituents in your organization’s mission and programs beyond the typical focus group or survey? This unique training will present different approaches and [...]
The Mel King Institute for Community Building fosters vibrant and thriving Massachusetts communities by advancing the skills, knowledge and leadership ability of professional practitioners and volunteer leaders in the community development field. We leverage collaborative educational partnerships that increase access, encourage innovation, and promote and institutionalize systemic success.As part of its work to continue to [...]
Made possible by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Topics include: 2013 Annual Update on Accounting and Auditing Developments, Best Practice Papers on Financial Statement Notes and Disclosures, A CFO Guide to Understanding Cash Flow Waterfalls, and more.
Read new and updated papers here.
Let’s congratulate Mel on with the first Urban Farming Lifetime Achievement Award!
See Excerpt from Greg Watson’s Facebook page:
“The opportunity to present my dear friend and mentor Mel King with the first Urban Farming Lifetime Achievement Award this past Saturday at the Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference was one of the greatest honors of my life. Mel [...]
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the regional planning agency for metropolitan Boston, seeks a Public Health Manager. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and innovative environment, leading a team of planning and public health specialists to promote healthy living across the region. The Public Health Manager oversees MAPC’s efforts to [...]
The Massachusetts Community and Banking Council seeks its first Executive Director who will charged with leading this reinvigorated nonprofit organization. This dynamic leader will collaborate with an engaged Board of Directors and carry out MCBC’s mission to promote community investment in low and moderate income/underserved neighborhoods. Guided by on an ambitious strategic plan, MCBC is [...]
Excellence in Governance is designed to help responsible community development corporation (CDC) boards become exceptional. Participating organizations explore characteristics of effective board governance and the board’s role in improving organizational health, performance and sustainability. Using a proven, performance-based framework, each participating board will define success and measure its effectiveness in the context of their organization and [...]
Let’s congratulate Mel King on winning the Edward J. Blakely Award!
See the press release below via MIT
Distinguished activist, practitioner, politician, scholar, and long-standing DUSP faculty member Mel King has been named as the inaugural winner of the Edward J. Blakely Award, presented by the Planners of Color Interest Group (POCIG) of the Association of Collegiate Schools of [...]
Attention nonprofits, potential donors and sponsors!
Are you interested in philanthropy? Not sure which organization to donate your money too? Want to learn more about the impact an organization is making on a community?
The Giving Common by The Boston Foundation is the program for you.
The Giving Common is a way for individuals to learn more about [...]