|October 18, 2013|
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm; 8:30am breakfast and networking
Location: The NonProfit Center, South Street Conference Room, 89 South Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02111
Instructor: Judy Freiwirth, Psy.D. and Maria Elena Letona, Ph.D.
Registration Deadline: October 18, 2013
This unique training will present different approaches and practices for engaging and including community residents in decision-making. This training will be highly interactive and hands-on, using a variety of practical tools that non-profits can apply in their own communities. In addition, a lunch panel of representatives from local non-profits that have used successful community-engagement approaches will provide successful strategies.
- How to effectively create a model for your organization that moves from resident input to resident empowerment and shared decision-making
- About highly effective approaches to community-engagement, such as Community-Engagement Governance™, which includes community residents, in partnership with the board, in governance decision-making and other planning
- How to meaningful engage community residents in all aspects of programmatic work, while building mutual accountability
- How other organizations have successfully engaged constituents in decision-making and resulting benefits to the community and organization.
- How to use practical hands-on tools and apply to your organization