• Upcoming Training
    Community Engagement
    Learn best practices for thoughtful community engagement including examples of meeting design and engaging ways of getting public participation outside of the traditional public meeting format.
  • Upcoming Training
    Basics of Community Organizing
    This training course will provide participants with an introduction to the basic principles and practices of organizing.
  • Upcoming Event
    Project Manager Core Competency Launch
    Address the ways that we can build capacity in the Project Manager field.
  • News
    2019 Mentoring Program
    The Mentoring Program has begun, check out our participants and the organizations they represent!
  • Save the Date!
    MKI 10th Anniversary Breakfast
    Join the Mel King Institute as we celebrate 10 years of training professionals from a variety of backgrounds and look to the future for what's in store!
  • Upcoming Series
    Planning Series
    Learn the basics of planning and how to put community members first in your planning processes.

The Mel King Institute for Community Building fosters vibrant and thriving Massachusetts communities by advancing the skills, knowledge and leadership ability of professional practitioners and volunteer leaders in the community development field. Learn more

The Mel King Institute for Community Building offers courses in a variety of program areas. The following trainings have been offered: