Community Leadership

  • post-it notes on bulletin boards

Working Together


Helping community members stay focused, work together and create strategies to solve problems.


Community Engagement

We teach innovative and proven techniques to engage underrepresented populations, unearth a wealth of diverse perspectives, unique needs and various opportunities. Engaging community helps community leaders make decisions that recognize the needs and interests of all community members.

Learn More

large notepads on easels

Leadership Development

We work with communities to expand leadership capacity through strategies and training that builds leadership skills that promote collaboration, effective planning and the ability to help move projects from inception to completion.

Learn More

Community leadership workshop

Articles

A walk with John Christ and Joe Perez
In January 2024, Lyla Boyajian, met with John Christ and Joseph (Joe) Perez. John is the Chair of the Plymouth New Hampshire Planning Board and anothe... Learn More
A conversation with Mike Ahern
Mike Ahern is a lifelong Plymouth, New Hampshire resident who’s served as selectman and chair of the Plymouth Planning Board. He is currently a Planni... Learn More
Danica Melone is Peterborough’s Director of Planning and Building, and she told me that Peterborough has decided to pursue ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Un... Learn More
Practical Strategies for Community Organizations with Limited Evaluation Resources
Many community-serving organizations struggle to capture the impacts of their work. Reasons include the lack of a formal system or structure by which ... Learn More
Market System Development is a sector-focused approach, aiming to grow targeted industries by addressing the challenges that the industry is facing. E... Learn More
An Interview with Jen Hunter of the Plymouth Family Resource Center
Municipalities are often on the front lines. Over the past year, we have heard that one of the most difficult challenges for towns is to meet the need... Learn More

Resources

A vibrant community relies on several key components, including economic vitality, community health, natural resources and recreation, community engag... Learn More
The town of Antrim, New Hampshire conducted a two-day community visioning session on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14, 2023. The forum utilized... Learn More
A story map is a web map that combines mapping with text, photos, multimedia and functionality to generate a stand-alone resource. Story maps use geog... Learn More
Virtual meetings provide an opportunity to gather people in different locations efficiently. In order to make your meeting as productive as possible, ... Learn More
Virtual meetings provide an opportunity to gather people in different locations efficiently. In order to make your meeting as productive as possible, ... Learn More
In the summer of 2020, the Town of Derry began the process of engaging the community to determine the future of Hood Park. Goals included creating a c... Learn More