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ACGA offers additional Growing Communities Training Sessions

  • Subject: [cg] ACGA offers additional Growing Communities Training Sessions
  • From: "Betsy Johnson" <betsy@bgjohnson.com>
  • Date: Sun, 4 Apr 2004 19:52:38 -0400
  • Importance: Normal

May 7-8 in Wichita, Kansas
July 24 -25 in Los Angeles, California
August 27-28 in Cincinnati, Ohio

Join the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) and Campaign To End
Childhood Hunger at Inter-Faith Ministries in Wichita, Kansas On May 7 & 8
for an in-depth, hands-on workshop based on the ACGA?s curriculum for
leadership development, Growing Communities: Community Building and
Organizational Development through Community Gardening. Learn proven
strategies community organizers use to develop dynamic leaders and create
strong communities through a participatory approach to community building.
You will not only learn the principles and practices of community building,
but learn how to pass these on to others in your community by conducting
your own workshops. This two-day workshop will cover:

·	Community Organizing
·	Leadership Development
·	Grassroots Fundraising Basics
·	Communications Planning
·	Coalition Building

Participants receive the Growing Communities Curriculum, a 300+ page
resource, including a set of curriculum materials that walk the reader
through the process of conducting training workshops. In addition to the
topics covered in this workshop, the Curriculum also addresses Diversity,
Asset-Based Community Development, Meeting Facilitation and Group
Decision-Making, Developing a Board of Directors, and Grassroots
Fundraising - Specific Strategies.

Friday, May 7, 8:30 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided.
&
Saturday, May 8, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Breakfast and lunch provided.

Workshop cost is $45. Space is limited to 25 participants.
Advance registration and payment is required.
-Please note if you have any special dietary needs-
Workshop and travel scholarships are available.

For more information, please contact:
Justin Russell, Community Gardening Projects Coordinator for the Campaign To
End Childhood Hunger at Inter-Faith Ministries, (316) 264-9303 x.113
or
Betsy Johnson, ACGA, (617) 236-5200 or betsy@bgjohnson.com

Visit us on the web at:	 	www.ifmnet.org
Or visit the ACGA at: 		www.communitygarden.org

Return the form below with check.
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Registration for Growing Communities Workshop:

[ ]   Yes!  I would like to attend.  Enclosed you will find my check for $45
payable to: Inter-Faith Ministries.

[ ]   No, I am not able to attend, but I would like a Growing Communities
curriculum for $35.

[ ]   Check here if you would like hotel accommodations.  Payment to be made
to the hotel.
(Please note - all rooms are doubles)
[ ]  Double (approx. $25 per night)
[ ]  Single  (approx. $50 per night)

Please send registration and workshop fee to:
Inter-Faith Ministries
c/o: Justin Russell
829 N. Market
Wichita KS 67214

Name ________________________________________________

Organization __________________________________________

Address ______________________________________________

Phone _______________________  Fax ____________________

Email _________________________________________________


Justin Russell
Inter-Faith Ministries
Campaign To End Childhood Hunger
829 N. Market
Wichita, KS   67214-3519
(316) 264-9303 (ex.113)
(316) 264-2233 (fax)
www.ifmnet.org


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