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ACGA Growing Communities Workshop Training Toledo OH October26th and 27th

  • Subject: [cg] ACGA Growing Communities Workshop Training Toledo OH October26th and 27th
  • From: "Michael Szuberla" tgrows2@toledogarden.org
  • Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2006 10:07:47 -0400


Who: Leaders, educators, volunteers, and supporters of community gardening &

What: Two-day leadership workshop on community building, leadership, and
organizational development through community gardening

When: Friday, October 26th and Saturday, October 27th (Must attend both
Friday and Saturday)First Day-8:30 am-6:00 pm; Second Day-8:00 am-4:00 pm
Where: Toledo Botanical Garden Conference Center 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo OH
Cost: $35 per individual, sliding scale based on ability to pay. Includes
ACGA membership, Growing Communities Curriculum ($35 value, 2 days of
workshop and lunch!  (Advanced registration and attendance on both days

Join the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) and Toledo GROWs
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 that community organizers use to develop dynamic leaders and
create strong communities through a participatory approach to community
building. You will learn the principles and practices of community building,
and how to pass these techniques on to others in your community by
conducting your own workshops.

This two-day workshop will cover these topics:  Community Organizing,
Leadership Development, Grassroots Fundraising Basics, Asset-Based Community
Development, Communications Planning, Coalition Building, and more.

Participants receive the Growing Communities Curriculum, a 352 page resource
workbook, which includes curriculum materials that walk the reader through
the process of conducting training workshops. The Curriculum also addresses
Diversity, Meeting Facilitation and Group Decision-Making, Developing a
Board of Directors, and Grassroots Fundraising - Specific Strategies.

Michael Szuberla
Toledo GROWs Manager
5403 Elmer Drive  Toledo, OH 43615

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