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The mission of Neighborhood Leadership Training is to support established and emerging neighborhood leaders through a leadership development process and to contribute to the quality of life in their neighborhoods by assisting in the planning and implementation of neighborhood improvement strategies.

Marilyn Thomas Jones, Director of Community Engagement, trains participants from Alliance, Canton and Massillon. Training sessions are from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. and are held once a month for four months. Each class participant is required to attend all of the training sessions in order to graduate and receive the benefits provided to program graduates.

2020 Leadership Training Classes

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

These training sessions are offered to you free of charge, however you must register by January 11, 2020 in order to participate. If you are interested in attending training, please download an application and e-mail it to mtjones@starkcf.org with Neighborhood Leadership Training as the Subject or print and mail the application to:

Stark Community Foundation
Neighborhood Leadership Training
400 Market Avenue North, Suite 200
Canton, Ohio 44702

You will be notified of our receipt of your application one week after the deadline. All training sessions will be held at Stark Community Foundation in the Goldsmith Conference Room, located at 400 Market Avenue North, Canton, Ohio 44702.

Download the 2020 Neighborhood Leadership Training Application

If you have any questions, please call Marilyn at 330-454-3426.

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