CONFERENCE: Art of Hosting Practitioner's Gathering 2018
Jun
1
to Jun 5

CONFERENCE: Art of Hosting Practitioner's Gathering 2018

  • Otterbein University, Westerville, OH (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"As a community, we’ve been hosting conversations that matter for a long time now, knowing we’ve been operating in settings of complexity. Today the stakes are higher. New levels of complexity are calling us to something more—an involution and an evolution. In the context of increasing fragmentation and disconnection, how we are together and how we meet our very real differences matters more than ever. In Columbus Ohio from June 1-5, 2018, we gather to build a space in which we all belong and we are all welcome, and we will find community."

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ONLINE COURSE: Leading Effective Meetings: A 5-Session Series
Sep
11
to Nov 6

ONLINE COURSE: Leading Effective Meetings: A 5-Session Series

Leading Effective Meetings is a multi-layered learning experience that transforms the productivity and engagement of your leadership. Participants receive video and written insight and prompts prior to each session, with video web conferencing to dig deeper. A maximum number of 15 participants ensures a meaningful and productive learning experience—individuals or teams of up to 6 people are welcome to sign up.

For $249 USD/person, this 5-session online course includes online platforms and social channels to connect with other course participants, download materials, and receive course updates. Check out Tim's blog on Leading meetings that matter, every day for some more on what has inspired us to offer this training. For a complete run-through of each module of this course, click through to the event listing.

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2018 Shift Capital Summit
Nov
14
to Nov 16

2018 Shift Capital Summit

  • Asilomar in Pacific Grove, CA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our work to build healthy, equitable local economies is complex. Many different people must come together, explore their relationships to each other, and coordinate across the ecosystem that makes up a community, to address shared challenges.

If you seek to create local economies that work for all, you have a role to play.

At the BALLE Shift Capital Summit, we will strategize together on how to accelerate the flow of financial and social capital to the visionary leaders who are doing critical work on the ground across North America.

Funders endlessly debate where grants and investments might go to achieve the greatest positive impact. Investors seek deals offering “market” returns aligned with evolving strategic priorities in a changing landscape. Academics and industry experts theorize about how we arrived at a place where the wealthiest 1% own 50% of the world’s total financial wealth.

The BALLE Shift Capital Summit is where people come together to take action.

 

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SESSION: Transformative Conversations on Racial Equity
May
24
to May 25

SESSION: Transformative Conversations on Racial Equity

  • Good Shepherd Services, New York, NY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As our organizations and communities engage in awareness programs and strategy sessions to undo structural racism, we return again and again to the need for well-facilitated conversations. This 2-day workshop is designed for anyone seeking skills and practice for advancing and deepening conversations that center race. We will practice participatory methodologies and learn how they have been used to help catalyze transformative conversations that set the ground for sustainable action and change. Click through to the event page for registration details. 

Co-Sponsored by The NYC Art of Hosting Community of Practice and The Workshops at Good Shepherd Services.

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CONFERENCE: National Health Outreach Conference
May
2
to May 4

CONFERENCE: National Health Outreach Conference

The 2018 National Health Outreach Conference planning team invites you to join us in Bloomington, Minnesota, on May 2-4, 2018 for “Engaging in a Culture of Health: Making Waves in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.” 

The 2018 National Health Outreach Conference will bring together stakeholders and partners from across the nation and Extension to explore transformative approaches for improving community health. The goals of this conference include:

  • Fostering a culture of health through community-based strategies
  • Encouraging health equity
  • Creating improvement in health through disruptive change and innovation
  • Promoting co-creation with communities to ensure relevance and reduce barriers to positive change
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CONFERENCE: North Central Leadership Conference
Apr
30
to May 2

CONFERENCE: North Central Leadership Conference

THE KEYNOTE: SHARED WORK

Often, the differences between collaborators—different perspectives, backgrounds, ideologies and aspirations—becomes the focus of meetings rather than getting work done together. In this webinar, Tim and Tuesday will present the Shared Work model, which emphasizes getting to work and offers up important stances to take in our collaborative work.

THE SESSION: WORKING WITH POWER

Most of us know that to make change in our organizations and communities we have to skillfully work with power.  In this webinar, Tim and Tuesday will talk about the different kinds of power and identify some key questions to engage in as we work to increase our capacity to make change.  We'll also move toward a new way of thinking about power as we do our work.

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TALK: The Shared Work Model of Collaboration
Mar
22
7:00 PM19:00

TALK: The Shared Work Model of Collaboration

  • Dalhousie University's Ondaatje Auditorium, Halifax, Nova Scotia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Often, the differences between collaborators—different perspectives, backgrounds, ideologies, aspirations—become the focus of meetings rather than getting work done together. The Shared Work Model offers a way to think about collaborating and moving forward on the issues and challenges we care most about in our organizations, communities, and systems.

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