September 24, 2010
9:30am - 4:30pm
Urban Edge (1542 Columbus Ave, Roxbury, MA 02119)
The Mel King Institute for Community Building is sponsoring a Full-Day Introduction to Community Development course on September 24th. This training course is intended to support new community development employees, interns, volunteers, and participants by providing a solid understanding of basic concepts and trends that have guided, and continue to guide, progression within the Community Development field.
The Full-Day training will address several fundamental elements of Community Development including:
· The History and Growth of Community and Economic Development
· The Role of Local Community Development Corporations
· The Core Values of the Current State of Community Development
· A panel discussion of Community Development Careers in Action
This training session will be led by Christina Clamp, who has been a Graduate Professor at Southern New Hampshire University’s School of Community and Economic Development for over 20 years.