Tuesday, July 28, 2009

SAVE THE DATE! 2009 Neighborhood Leadership Institute Workshops


The City of Houston Planning & Development Department will host its 2009 Neighborhood Leadership Institute workshop Tuesday evenings starting Tuesday, September 1 and ending Tuesday, October 20. This exciting series of seven (7) sessions, covering one topic each week, will hone the skills of community leaders and other essential leaders toward strategizing new approaches to the everyday challenges civic leaders face and enhancing your neighborhood's capacity to develop and implement community projects.

The cost of enrolling in the Neighborhood Leadership Institute is $25 per person; however, the amount is fully refundable upon attending ALL SEVEN (7) sessions.

The course curriculum includes:

Week 1: Responsibilities of a Leader - Tuesday, September 1

Week 2: Building upon Your Neighborhood Organization - Tuesday, September 8

Week 3: Strategically Thinking Outside the Box - Tuesday, September 15

Week 4: Bridging the Communication Divide - Tuesday, September 22

Week 5: Volunteer Organizing for Your Neighborhood - Tuesday, September 29

Week 6: Networking for Your Neighborhood - Tuesday, October 13

Week 7: Resources for Your Neighborhood - Tuesday, October 20

Location: City of Houston Clayton Library (Carriage House facility), 5300 Caroline St. (@ Calumet St.) - between Southmore Blvd. and Binz St. (Museum District)

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For a copy of the 2009 Neighborhood Leadership Institute brochure, click the weblink: http://www.houstontx.gov/planning/ComPlanning/ldrship.htm to download the information and register! The class is limited to the first 40 attendees - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE! You aren't fully registered until receipt of the registration form and payment.

Anyone interested in learning more details or attending the Institute should contact Donald Perkins @ 713-837-7803 (phone) or email Donald.Perkins@cityofhouston.net.

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