The Mediation Center is now recruiting for the Leadership Training Institute!

Participants can strengthen their leadership skills while working with a diverse group of activists in Crown Heights. The Institute consists of six skill-oriented trainings on such topics as coalition building, community organizing, fundraising and grantwriting, media strategies, networking, and event planning. Participants will also plan a community-wide event addressing a challenge of the neighborhood. The Institute will run over a 6-month period from the middle of January until June.

Applications are due December 5th, 2008. Contact the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center at 718-773-6886 or for an application or more information.

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