Workshop, Training, and Education Topics

Community development strategies, particularly ones that are asset-based, place-based, and culturally appropriate and responsible

Community organizing and leadership development

Servant leadership and spiritual practices

Community engagement methods

Collaboration, partnerships, alliances, and coalition building

Restorative justice strategies, cultural healing, cultural survival, cultural integrity, and cultural heritage preservation and education

Ethnographic research, oral histories, participatory action research, and storytelling 

Mapping household and community assets and resources

Asset building strategies, including “alternative” economics and sustainable development

Sabbath Economics and Watershed Discipleship

Public policy analysis, development, and advocacy strategies

Entrepreneurship, business, and nonprofit organizational development, including cooperatives and social enterprises

Creative, cooperative, and innovation eco-systems and entrepreneurial development systems 

Business planning, including marketing plan development, budget development and financial planning, exploring legal structures, and access to capital and markets