Group Facilitation: Bringing Community Meetings to Life


July 27, 2017
10am to 3pm


The Nonprofit Center
89 South Street
Boston, MA 02111


Jennifer Raitt, Town of Arlington, Director of Department of Planning and Community Development

Do you attend or lead meetings? Are you looking for new ideas to help your group meet meeting or project goals? This training will introduce participants to effective meeting preparation, including outreach and engagement strategies, meeting facilitation skills, and how to follow-up for success. Workshop participants will have an opportunity to test their meeting facilitation skills in a supportive, learning environment.

Quotes from past participants:

“Great workshop, I learned so many great interactive activities!”

“This will allow me to think about the dynamics/barriers within a group before making a meeting.”

“My coworkers and I are planning to facilitate a monthly meeting soon, we will definitely consider these techniques!”

This workshop is being offered in conjunction with MKI’s Public Housing Training Program. Public Housing residents are highly encouraged to attend in order to enhance their leadership and facilitation skills. Public Housing residents are offered free registration and should email Sarah Byrnes to register (

Registration for this event is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Mariela Renquist ( 

Registration deadline: 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Registration fee: 

Regular $100; Student/Intern/Americorps $50

Type of event: 

MKI Training

Learning area: 

Commun. Org. & Planning