September 29, Springfield- This training will introduce participants to effective meeting preparation, including outreach and engagement strategies, meeting facilitation skills, and how to follow-up for success. This training is free for public housing residents.
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2017 Annual Video
Learn about Mel King's impact on community building in Boston.
October 11, 25, and November 2- This new experiential and hands-on training series offered by the Mel King Institute will focus on practical strategies for becoming a more successful and skilled leader for your board. Open to current or prospective board chairs only.
Oct 3- This forum seeks to accelerate the creative placemaking movement by highlighting exciting work from around the country and the state and identifying strategies for overcoming the challenges associated with this work.
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