Upcoming CURA events http://www.cura.advantagelabs.com/events/2017-10-05/visualizingneighborhoods.eventbrite.com Events at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs en Neighborhoods Now! Fall 2017 Session http://www.cura.advantagelabs.com/events/2017-10-02/neighborhoods-now-fall-2017-session <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-start">October 2, 2017 - 10:00am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">October 6, 2017 - 4:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <h2>Register Today - Deadline September 25</h2> <p>The next course of Neighborhoods Now! begins October 2, 2017. Potential participants must fill out a <a href="http://z.umn.edu/nnowregister" target="_blank">registration form</a> by the registration deadline by visiting: <a href="http://z.umn.edu/nnowregister">http://z.umn.edu/nnowregister</a>. Because space is limited, we will contact you shortly after the registration deadline to confirm your enrollment.<span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><a href="http://z.umn.edu/nnowregister">Register for Neighborhoods Now!</a></p> <h2>Neighborhoods Now! 2017 Program Calendar</h2> <p>The course is October 2 - 6 from 10am - 4pm each day. The course will also have select guest speakers in the field, a field action, and graduation. Location is to be announced.<span>&nbsp;</span></p> <p> <ul> <li>Orientation and Intro to Materials and training, Organizing Issues, Part 1</li> <li>Organizing Issues, Part 2</li> <li>Systems Change, Part 1</li> <li>Systems Change, Part 2</li> </ul> </p> <h2>Who is this for?</h2> <p>We welcome participants who have a passion and interest in learning and practicing neighborhood organizing skills including neighborhood and community organization staff, board and volunteers, as well as neighborhood residents who are not formally connected to an organization. We welcome people at a variety of skill levels, from people who are just getting started to experienced organizers and leaders looking to refresh or gain new skills. For each class we aim to recruit a culturally and geographically diverse group of participants.</p> <h2>How it works</h2> <p>Neighborhoods Now! Spring 2017 session offers four different classes that are each a day long. Course participants are expected to attend all four of the day-long classes, with follow-up thinktank sessions with your fellow class organizers, a planned field action, guest speakers, and a graduation. During the entirety of the course and your new connection to CURA’s Neighborhood Organizing and Leadership Program, participants will have access to 1-2-1 assistance from CURA staff.<span>&nbsp;</span></p> <h2>Do you want more information?</h2> <p>Interested participants should email <a href="mailto:shabazmu@umn.edu">Malik Holt-Shabazz</a> or <a href="mailto:nedmoore@umn.edu">Ned Moore</a> with any questions or call 612-624-2300.</p> <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> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:42:10 +0000 jmiller 8091 at http://www.cura.advantagelabs.com CURA 50th Anniversary Alumni Open House http://www.cura.advantagelabs.com/events/2018-06-26/cura-50th-anniversary-alumni-open-house <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">June 26, 2018 - <span class="date-display-start">5:00pm</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">7:30pm</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> Joan and Walter Mondale Commons (Atrium in the Humphrey Building)301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455 </div> </div> </div> <p><span>In 2018, the&nbsp;</span><a title="" href="http://cura50.umn.edu/" rel="nofollow">Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA)</a><span>&nbsp;is marking fifty years of community-engaged research with a series of events to thank our community, faculty, staff and alumni partners.</span></p> <p><span>You are invited to an&nbsp;open house for all former and current CURA staff and alumni.&nbsp;This event is an opportunity to thank you for your contributions to CURA, the University of Minnesota and our community partners.</span></p> <p><span>This&nbsp;informal event will feature&nbsp;</span><span>a light program and</span><span>&nbsp;refreshments. We hope that you take this opportunity to connect and engage with colleagues and friends.</span></p> <p><a title="" href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdEwzkyDJAIS-flhUtWI_MFXytwl5OH67g3hfFlF7RryLa-Fw/viewform#start=openform" rel="nofollow">Register for the Alumni Open House Celebration</a></p> <p><span>We would love for you to share how your involvement with CURA impacted you. The registration form has an opportunity to share your story or you can&nbsp;</span><a title="" href="mailto:cura50@umn.edu?subject=CURA%20Impact" rel="nofollow">email us your story to cura50@umn.edu.</a></p> <p><em>Thank you to the McKnight Foundation for sponsoring this event and for its years of support for CURA's work.</em></p> Thu, 24 May 2018 16:11:33 +0000 jmiller 8117 at http://www.cura.advantagelabs.com