Upcoming CURA events http://cura.advantagelabs.com/events/2017-02 Events at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs en Board Representation Leadership Training for People Of Color http://cura.advantagelabs.com/events/2017-02-09/board-representation-leadership-training-people-color <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date and time:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">February 9, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">6:30pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">8:30pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-location"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Location:&nbsp;</div> Center for Urban and Regional Affairs 330 Humphrey, 301 19th Avenue South, 
Minneapolis, MN 55455. </div> </div> </div> <p>If you are a Person of Color or know a Person of Color interested in joining their neighborhood association or district council, CURA's Neighborhood Organizing and Leadership Program is looking for participants for a free training to empower and assist them in their journey toward leadership. We are looking for&nbsp;People of Color that want&nbsp;to create change and fight injustice in their community through neighborhood&nbsp;board membership.</p> <p>The first Board Representation Leadership Training for People of Color will be&nbsp;<strong>Thursday, February 9, 2017, 6:30pm - 8:30pm</strong>&nbsp;at CURA on the&nbsp;University of Minnesota campus,&nbsp;<a href="http://umn.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=930a9f9af6ba62cc105cc1314&amp;id=e6c71cc824&amp;e=d404ccd6d4" target="_blank">330 Humphrey, 301 19th Avenue South, 
Minneapolis, MN 55455</a>.</p> <p>We believe neighborhood residents are the most powerful force against injustice in their community.&nbsp;Our Board Representation Leadership Training for People of Color&nbsp;values recruiting and supporting people of color to join their local neighborhood board to create change in their community and to transform the injustice of not having diverse voices and leadership in neighborhood groups. Our program creates&nbsp;learning sessions and a support networks for people of color join their local neighborhood board and use their power to make their vision for their community a reality through organizing.&nbsp;</p> <h2 class="m_-3714628073000316878mc-toc-title">Who is this for?</h2> <p>The training is open to people of color who want to join their neighborhood board and create local change so they are prepared to run at their neighborhood association or district council annual meeting elections, or want to inquire about board vacancies in their community.</p> <h2 class="m_-3714628073000316878mc-toc-title">Register now!</h2> <p>For more information or to register, interested participants should email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:shabazmu@umn.edu" target="_blank">Malik Holt-Shabazz</a>&nbsp;or call&nbsp;<a href="tel:(612)%20791-7734" target="_blank">612-791-7734</a>.</p> <p><strong>The Board Representation Leadership Training for People of Color offers</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Community Organizing 101&nbsp;</li> <li>The Power of YOUR Narrative / Story</li> <li>Neighborhood Association / District Council Board Basics</li> <li>Asking questions about neighborhood associations and district council from a former director of both bodies</li> <li>Relationship building&nbsp;with other board of members and leaders of color</li> </ul> <div class="item-list"><p><strong>CURA Research Areas:</strong></p><ul class="vocabulary-list"><li class="first"><a href="/taxonomy/term/1">Communities and Neighborhoods</a></li> <li class="last"><a href="/taxonomy/term/11">Underserved and Underrepresented Groups</a></li> </ul></div><div class="item-list"><p><strong>CURA Programs:</strong></p><ul class="vocabulary-list"><li class="first last"><a href="/taxonomy/term/8657">Neighborhood Leadership and Organizing</a></li> </ul></div> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:51:17 +0000 jmiller 8065 at http://cura.advantagelabs.com