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Resources - Community Leadership

Branding 101: Tips for Effective Outreach & Communications (VIDEO)

Good Leaders Know How to Spread the Word to Others.

Effective community leaders and organizers share similar characteristics and traits that allow them to inspire and mobilize others towards definitive actions to improve their community.


This workshop shows you the necessary steps towards creating a distinct identity for your community partnership. Learn how to attract and engage supporters using the power of brand recognition.


Topics include:

  • How to Develop a Strong (and Positive) Identity
  • How to Create the Right Message for Your Audience
  • How Do I Build My Brand?
  • Who is the Right Storyteller for Your Brand?
  • How Do I Shape What Others See & Hear?

This workshop is part of our Fundamentals of Community Leadership series. It is ideal to all adults; with an emphasis on individuals -- local residents, professionals, and community advocates interested in making a difference.

Tips to Improve Presentation & Public Speaking Skills (VIDEO)

This session offers an overview of best practices to identify and help improve your facilitation skills; leading to stronger public speaking; and giving stronger presentations.

We will offer tips to overcome common mistakes made in both the preparation and delivery of your information.

Topics include:

  • How to Organize Your Information
  • How to Develop Talking Points
  • What Works Better: Notes or Script?
  • The Danger of Overusing PowerPoint

This is ideal for individuals with limited facilitation and teaching skills; and seeking information to begin building a solid foundation towards feeling comfortable speaking in front of small groups of 10-15 people.

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