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The Ford Institute Rural Programs

Community Collaborations Workshop

Pleasant Hill Community Center 36386 Highway 58
Event Contact Person: Maribel Mora
Pleasant Hill

About this event

Part of the Ford Institute Leadership Program

Community members interested in building collaboration: please join us to connect and share about important work happening in the Willamette Cascade Foothills! This interactive and fun workshop is designed to enhance the capacity of rural community leaders and organizations to leverage the power of working together. You will:

• Meet others in your community dedicated to collaboration

• Gain practical frameworks, skills and tools to help advance your collaborative efforts

• Share ideas and visions for your community

• Work to increase citizen and volunteer engagement

Offered free thanks to the generous commitment of the Ford Institute for Community Building, this workshop is rich with practical information and opportunities for networking and peer learning.

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided! Registration is required; the deadline to register is Friday, January 23. Please forward this invitation to others involved in your community!

Cost: FREE!

Who Should Participate?

This workshop is open to all members of the Willamette Cascade Foothills communities who are inspired to work together collaboratively. The workshop is beneficial to Board, staff, and volunteer leaders of nonprofit and community organizations, as well as business, local government, agency, and district leaders looking to work more effectively with their community.


Session I:
January 31, 2015
9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

Session II:
February 21, 2015
9:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.
Breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

Barb Gibbs
Senior Consultant, Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Flora Melhouse
Consultant; Latina Associates for Collaborative Endeavors (L.A.C.E.), Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Register now!
or fill out the registration form and fax it to 541-957-5720