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Imagine: Frameworks for Inspiring Community Engagement | March 12-14

Thu, March 12, 2009

Target Audience: All
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Presented by: Bliss Browne
Co-sponsored by: Imagine Chicago

Hands-on, “train-the-trainer” workshop in applying Imagine Chicago’s development frameworks, tools, and facilitation practices for team building and community development.

Want to inspire engagement and creativity and create a culture of hope in your organization or community?
Looking for a better way to focus priorities? Seeking ways to align around a shared goal and build momentum for action? Discover the power and effectiveness of Appreciative Inquiry and Imagine Chicago’s pioneering frameworks for building community.

Imagine Chicago’s proven frameworks for inspiring community engagement will be taught by Bliss Browne, President of Imagine Chicago, who pioneered them. This is a highly interactive workshop where you will learn and apply effective strategies and tools for creating effective intergenerational partnerships ensuring reliably constructive experiences of difference attracting and including “hard to reach” populations strengthening public/private collaborations, including school community connections shifting (and helping others shift) from deficit-based to strength based mindsets and communications, including the use of Appreciative Inquiry accelerating civic imagination through the use of arts-based activities empowering citizen leadership of all ages

Each participant will receive a toolkit of practice examples, case studies and tools for Inspiring Community Change
including many examples of applying Appreciative Inquiry to community regeneration. Come learn and practice creative ways to elicit vision and hope, build on strengths, and inspire engagement and action.

Cost of $1000 per workshop includes training materials in electronic
format with permission to adapt them for use in other settings.
Early bird discount of $100 before February 28.

Register online at www.imaginechicago.org
Space limited to 15 participants.

For further information please contact:
Ph: 1-773-275-2520
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.imaginechicago.org