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Spokane - Leadership Institute for Public Life - Spring 2017 (Part 1)

Spring 2017 Spokane Alliance Leadership Institute
  • LeadershipDevelopment
When May 03, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 4340 W Fort George Wright Dr., Spokane
Contact Name
Contact Phone (509) 532-1688
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Wednesdays, May 3rd and 10th, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


This two-day training is for those who share an interest in working together for the common good.

The Institute provides content based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) in over 70 years of organizing experience. The topics include:

  • Why organize? – Examine the history, traditions, and values of our labor, faith, community and educational organizations.
  • Fundamental organizing skills – Learn tools to conduct individual relational meetings, listening sessions, research, negotiations and action to help obtain a concrete, winnable outcome.
  • Strengthening our institutions – Engage people systematically in a culture that is relational, action- oriented and reflective.
  • Problems vs. issues – Focus from general problems to concrete, winnable issues by using relational power in the public arena to negotiate for the common good.



    • Participants from Spokane Alliance member organizations: FREE
    • Participants NOT from Spokane Alliance member organizations: $50.00 (to be applied to future membership dues)
    • Lunch will be provided for a $10 donation per participant.


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