Webinar: Facilitating Community Discussions

This one-hour webinar presents information on the importance of community discussions, the vital role of the people facilitating those discussions, the types of discussion processes and the different situations where they work best.  [Audio begins about 00:00:50.] The webinar mentions five handouts, which you can download here: Asking Powerful Questions Safe Neighborhoods Guide – Huntington… Read More Webinar: Facilitating Community Discussions

Civic Life Institute: Kaycie’s experience

Putting on a Civic Life Institute is a big job. In 2016, we were fortunate to have the assistance of Kaycie Stushek, who at the time was interning with our friends at the WV Community Development Hub. Kaycie is finishing a Master’s in Regional Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, focusing on community development and environmental planning.… Read More Civic Life Institute: Kaycie’s experience

Training for Change “training for trainers” workshop

A few weeks back, I attended a workshop offered by Training for Change at West Virginia Wesleyan College. This workshop was called Training for Social Action Trainers, and it was quite an experience. Here’s the beginning of the description of one of these workshops, from the Training for Change website: “WHY THIS WORKSHOP? Training and facilitation… Read More Training for Change “training for trainers” workshop