The Citizen’s Committee for New York has announced the dates for their 2012 Winter Neighborhood Leadership Institute, and for the first time this year they are partnering with the Brooklyn Community Foundation to offer a a series of workshops for volunteer-led groups and individuals interested in working on community improvement projects.

See the flyer here

Basics of Community Organizing
Saturday, January 28, 11am-3pm, East New York
Bring neighbors together to work on issues that matter to you!

Media Tools
Saturday, February 25, 11am-2pm, East New York
Increase public support for your group by framing your message and alerting local

Navigating City Government
Saturday, March 24, 11am-2pm, East New York
Learn how government functions, who is responsible for what, and how to have your
community issue addressed.

Grassroots Fundraising
Saturday, April 28, 11am-1:30pm, East New York
Support your group’s work with community fundraising efforts!
Workshops are for volunteer-led groups and individuals interested in working on

There will also be workshops in Manhattan. See the flyer and schedule here.