September 14 through 16- Through dialogue, reflection, role-playing, and presentations, this intensive workshop challenges participants to analyze the structures of power and privilege that hinder social equity and prepares them to be effective organizers for justice.
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.
Watch the Annual Video
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.
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