Rise Announces 2015 Group Training Schedule

Our group training classes cover a broad range of organizational development and neighborhood revitalization topics and are taught by in-house Rise staff and outside experts in a variety of specialty areas. This year we are doing some collaboration with the Community Builders Network and our own Rise YP Board. Please sign up for the 2015 trainings as soon as possible, they fill up quick!

Revitalization in Transitional Neighborhoods

Date: Friday, March 27, 2015 

Time: 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Location: Harris Stowe State University; AT&T Library; Telecommunity Room

Description: Community Builders Network, in collaboration with Rise, is providing this training opportunity focusing on best practice strategies for developing and implementing in the revitalization of “middle” neighborhoods, also referred to as places where there is some market strength. Presenters will highlight strategies locally and in other comparable cities where community development is occurring in middle or transitional market neighborhoods.

To register for this training through Eventbrite click here or

RSVP: Please RSVP at least three business days prior to class by contacting

Jenny Ryan, Community Development Specialist with Community Builders Network at [email protected] or by phone at (314) 402-5595

 

Comprehensive Community Development in Distressed Communities and Weak Market Areas

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Location: Harris Stowe State University; AT&T Library; Telecommunity Room

Description: Rise, in collaboration with Community Builders Network, is offering this training seminar focused on working in distressed neighborhoods.  There will be a focus on developing and implementing a comprehensive community development plan, quality of life planning and managing the partnerships with plan implementation.

RSVP: Please RSVP at least three business days prior to class by contacting

Brian Hurd, Technical Assistance Program Manager with Rise at [email protected] or (314) 333-7012

 

Date: Friday, September 25th, 2015

Time: 9:00 a.m. – Noon

Location: 

O’Fallon Park Recreation Complex
4343 West Florissant Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63115

Description:

Rise and CBN are excited to present a training and workshop on the role of Civic Technology and Community Development. Eleanor Tutt, Data Management Coordinator at Rise, will facilitate an engaging session directed to community development professionals regarding how tech can improve the interaction between residents and the public sector as well as improve the quality of life for neighborhoods. Be prepared to discuss what challenges and opportunities you are facing in your service areas and how tech might improve or assist your work.

To register through Eventbrite here.

RSVP: Please RSVP at least three business days prior to class by contacting

Jenny Ryan, Community Development Specialist with Community Builders Network at [email protected]mmunitybuildersstl.org or by phone at (314) 402-5595

For more information please contact Eleanor Tutt, Data Management Coordinator at [email protected]

Other notable group training topics coming later this year: 

  • And in the fourth quarter, Rise will discuss opportunities and strategies to engage renters in neighborhood revitalization and community development by fostering their inclusive involvement

For more information on Rise’s 2015 group training schedule, please contact Brian Hurd, Technical Assistance Program Manager, at [email protected] or by phone at (314) 333-7012.

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