The Mel King Institute harvests and curates resources from the field to help community organization professionals stay well equipped with tools and abreast of the newest innovations and research for their work.
The Mel King Institute guides field-building and drives thought leadership by bringing together major movers to discuss strengthening CDCs’ collective work, problem solving for racial equity, and supporting supervisors and staff in career planning.
Join dozens of your peers on September 29th for the upcoming Innovation Forum. Register now!
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Watch the Mel King Institute's Annual Video
More organizations have qualified professionals and leaders. Learn how, and get to know the Institute through participant voices.
On September 18, 19 & 20, this intensive workshop challenges participants to analyze the structures of power and privilege that hinder social equity and prepares them to be effective organizers for justice.
Everyone is talking about Logic Models as part of best practices for nonprofits, but what are they and how do you really use them? Learn on November 20th.
Real Estate 101 for Board Members
This two-session course on November 1 & 15 will focus on how CDC Board members and other volunteers can and should engage in the real estate development work of their CDCs.
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.