Leadership Development

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Leading into the Future


Increasing Leadership Capacity in Communities


Skills for Community Volunteers & Leaders

Community leaders and volunteers are most effective when they have the special skills needed to help manage the work of community decision-making. Our workshops cover a variety of topics, including meeting management for community settings, facilitation, outreach and engagement, and community collaboration. All workshops are designed to be interactive and leave participants with skills to be used in their communities.

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Virtual meetings provide an opportunity to gather people in different locations easily. However, it is important for meeting hosts and participants to... Learn More
Many of us have experienced being part of groups that struggle to identify goals, stay on track, maintain involvement, and move projects forward.  Fac... Learn More
From rural innovation to group facilitation, CED wins accolades at national conference
Extension staff took home two major awards at the 2022 National Association for Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) Conference held... Learn More

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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
Healthy communities have an active and engaged citizenry. Public engagement is involvement in local decision-making — decisions that have an impact on... Learn More
There are many ways to engage your community. Communities can consider forums, storytelling, posters  and many other ways to get more people involved ... Learn More
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping communit... Learn More
The Community Profile program provides an opportunity for communities to affirm strengths, identify opportunities for change, envision a vibrant futur... Learn More
The Community Profile program provides an opportunity for communities to affirm strengths, identify opportunities for change, envision a vibrant futur... Learn More
The Community Profile program provides an opportunity for communities to affirm strengths, identify opportunities for change, envision a vibrant futur... Learn More
Why reach out and engage your local community?

Healthy communities have an active and engaged citizenry. There are many ways to engage.... Learn More
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping communit... Learn More
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping communit... Learn More
First Impressions is an assessment program that examines a downtown through the eyes of potential residents, visitors and businesses, helping communit... Learn More
Being part of an action group working on a community-defined project can be extremely rewarding. It can also present many challenges, including those... Learn More