Information on the Rural Community Leadership Program

Rural Development Initiatives invite residents of Clallam County to participate in the next West End Rural Community Leadership Class. This FREE program, supported by the Benjamin Phillips Fund, the Medina Foundation and the Marie Lamfrom Foundation, is based on the belief that thriving rural communities grow from a broad base of skilled, motivated leaders and a collaborative network. various local organizations.

The Rural Leadership Program offered by Rural Development Initiatives:

• Focuses on developing the community leadership capacity of individuals

• Is completely free and includes tuition, meals and materials

• Only asks participants to give their time and commitment to complete the course program.

• Will be held beginning September 2022. Classes will be held virtually and in-person at a Forks facility on the following dates:

Sept. 22, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. October 6 & 7, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. / 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. / 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Nov. 17, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

February 9, 2023, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and March 31, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. / 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

• The registration deadline is August 25th. Space is limited to 25 participants, so register early!

Area residents who want to learn new tools to make positive changes in the local community are encouraged to register. A typical class consists of approximately 25-30 people (from high school students to retired seniors) with leadership experience ranging from new/young to emerging to seasoned.

For more information, contact Christine Gilmore, [email protected] or 208-631-1734.

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