Calling All Community Builders in Southwest Oregon!
Emerging Rural Economies and Building on Your AssetsMichael Held and Heidi KhokharRural communities have distinct opportunities to seize in their pursuit of spurring economic growth within their communities and regions. This session will help attendees harness their abilities to identify and leverage economic assets that builds local control and advances economic prosperity. Learn how bottom-up grassroots strategies can boost your local economy.
Bringing Out the Best in People at Their WorstGary Stewart and Peggy BooneOften in our community work we are faced with working with people who can be challenging. This interactive session will explore strategies for bringing out the best in people in ways that build on strengths while recognizing sometimes values and approaches may not align. The session will be built around the lessons of the popular book “Dealing with People You Can’t Stand: How to bring out the best in people at their worst.”
Working Across Differences: Cultures and GenerationsChristian Vazquez-Rivera and Peggy BooneGlean a better understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, learn how to recognize your unconscious biases as well as micro-aggressions, and gain tools you can apply immediately.
Systems Leadership in Rural CommunitiesHeidi Khokhar and Gary StewartThe situations of our time have never been more complex, larger in scale, or more interconnected. Traditional leadership principles are excellent for community-based projects, but how do we affect the greater world and address complex and critical challenges that are systemic in nature? Learn about the mindsets, processes, and skills that comprise systems leadership—the leadership of these times.
Only $25 to attend.