NeighborWorks Training Institute Presents Training And Volunteer Opportunities In New Orleans
Everyone has read and seen news reports of the devastation to communities in the Gulf region caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. From day one, NeighborWorks America has invested financial and human resources to support those regional nonprofit organizations in their community rebuilding efforts. As a sign of their commitment, they will offer the acclaimed NeighborWorks Training Institute in New Orleans December 11-15.
Established in 1988, the NeighborWorks Training Institute offers a comprehensive curriculum complete with the tools needed to achieve community development goals and valuable opportunities to build important relations with peers. Courses range from specific topics within affordable housing, asset management, homeownership, construction and production, and neighborhood revitalization.
Of special interest at this special New Orleans training institute:
--A symposium on Wednesday, December 13: "Organizing for Social Equity and Community Rebuilding" – which will focus on community organizing and resident leadership needed to rebuild communities in the Gulf Coast and throughout the country
-- Several volunteer opportunities for participants interested in lending a hand to a New Orleans rebuilding effort
-- Special site visits and unique learning opportunities related to Katrina recovery with learning applicable to all communities across the nation
-- New courses as part of the Native American Community Development Training Program
Community development practitioners, nonprofit organizations, policymakers, public officials, lenders, developers, community organizers and residents rely on the training institute for progressive ideas, models for success, as well as education that keeps them in the forefront of the community development field.
For more information about the NeighborWorks Training Institute in New Orleans, visit www.nw.org/training.
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For more information contact:
NeighborWorks Training Institute
1325 G Street NW, Suite 800
Posted September 29, 2006
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