[cg] Fwd: gardening leadership questions
>Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 12:29:53 -0700
>From: "odin zackman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> (by way of Lucy Bradley
>Subject: gardening leadership questions
>Dear Friends of Greening and Gardening,
>I am currently working on a project to develop a leadership training
>program component for the American Community Gardening Associationís
>>From the Roots Up program. We are conceiving of this as an additional
>way in which ACGA can help foster the leadership and community
>organizing skills necessary to maintain successful greening projects.
>As we are now in the planning and design phase of this program, Iíd like
>to extend an invitation to all of you to contribute some ideas about
>what it should look like and the information it should include. Please
>refer to the questions below. I encourage you to 1) draw on your own
>experience and 2) take a little time to speak with a few gardeners in
>your garden or program and pose these questions to them as well.
>It would be wonderful to hear back from folks by March 15. I know that
>Spring is just around the corner and everyone is busy with planning and
>dreaming about this seasonís possibilities and programs.
>However, I hope that you can take a little time to contemplate not
>simply the coming season, but all the seasons to come, and forward your
>thoughts to me about crafting a strong leadership development program
>that will build successful and sustainable greening and gardening
>projects throughout the country.
>Thanks for your time. Please feel free to contact me with any questions
>at all regarding this project. I am also speaking to people in person
>and via phone who are not on-line to gather as many opinions and ideas
>Some questions to consider:
>1. What have been your experiences with leadership training?
>2. What do you feel are the skills missing in your group and/or in your
>3. What do you do to foster effective leadership?
>4. What do you feel are the most important topics to address in a
>leadership development training program?
>5. How would you structure a leadership development training program?
>6. Do you have suggestions of people or programs doing leadership
>training whom we can speak with?
>I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you for your feedback!
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Lucy K. Bradley
Extension Agent, Urban Horticulture
The University of Arizona
4341 E Broadway Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85040-8807
Phone: (602) 470-8086 ext 323
Fax: (602) 470-8092
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