Community Organization

The NCR 594 Project will offer training designed to help community members organize their community by developing infrastructure and institutions that support their community. Topics will include, but not be limited to:

  • Meeting Management — This training is designed to provide participants a basic overview of meeting management processes. This course will provide an overview of Robert’s Rules of Order and explore less formal meeting management tools including circle processes and consensus decision-making processes. Finally, this training will explore meeting preparation for both formal and informal encounters;
  • Marketing and Public Relations — This training will focus on communicating effectively with the public and maintaining a distinct identity in the public realm. This includes marketing materials, social media, and networking;
  • Fundraising — This training is designed to provide basic knowledge of fundraising methods. The focus will be on grassroots methods in order to help participants develop the administrative capabilities and marketing competence necessary to successfully develop a grant proposal.

Other topics can and will be discussed as necessitated by the interest of participants.

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