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League of Women Voters & Choose Civility Facilitator Training

Portland Public Library, Choose Civility Initative

Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM (PST)

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Never Another Useless Meeting - Facilitator Training 9:30-11:30 Ended Free  
The Balancing Act of Candidate and Issue Forums: From Design to Day-Of-Details Ended Free  

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Effective meetings require advance planning, a clear agenda, sound facilitation, transparent process, and effective decision making. The morning workshop (9:30-11:30am)  will provide tools for organizing and facilitating meetings. The afternoon workshop (12:30 - 2:30) will shift the focus to organizing and planning public candidate or issue forums. Both sessions will focus on the role of a neutral facilitator. These fast-paced sessions are designed for the beginner, the curious, and those with some experience.  Attend one or both workshops -- lunch is on our own between 11:30 - 12:30 (brown bag welcome).

This workshop is offered FREE OF CHARGE as part of the League of Women Voters of Maine mission to engage the public in civic affairs.  The League of Women Voters of Maine is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major political policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy .Anne Schink is a consultant in volunteer management, training, and facilitation offering services to nonprofit organizations, public entities, and faith-based organizations. From 1995 to 2009 Anne was the Program/Training/Disability Officer at the Maine Commission for Community Service. In 2007 Anne received the CVA designation from the Council on Certification in Volunteer Administration. Anne currently serves on the National Board of the League of Women Voters.

Have questions about League of Women Voters & Choose Civility Facilitator Training? Contact Portland Public Library, Choose Civility Initative

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Portland Public Library
5 Monument Square
Room #5 (lower level)
Portland, ME 04101

Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM (PST)


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