Deadline Approaching for 2019 Neighborhood Leadership Training

The deadline to register for Stark Community Foundation’s Neighborhood Leadership Training is January 11, 2019.

Neighborhood Leadership Training guides established and emerging neighborhood leaders through a series of leadership development sessions aimed at ultimately improving the quality of life in Stark County neighborhoods. Training topics include the history of neighborhoods, how to establish a neighborhood association, organizing neighborhood projects, managing conflict, strategic planning, improvement strategies, funding opportunities and more.

Since inception, more than 650 local residents have completed the training.

Anyone who is interested in making a difference in their Stark County neighborhood is encouraged to register. Each class participant is required to attend all four training sessions in order to graduate. Classes will be held on February 6, March 6, April 3 and May 1 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Stark Community Foundation, located at 400 Market Avenue North, Canton, Ohio 44702.

The training is free, but registration is required. Visit to download and complete the application.

For more information, contact Marilyn Thomas Jones, director of community engagement, at or 330-454-3426.

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