24 Resources

10 Ways to Practice Mindfulness and Inclusiveness

This short page offers advice on ways to interact with others to promote inclusiveness.


  • inclusiveness
  • mindfulness
  • safe places

Youth Development Academy

The Youth Development Academy is a course taught by the University of Missouri Extension targeted at youth leaders, educators, community leaders, and coaches.


  • youth
  • youth development

Turning the Tide on Poverty Community Circles Guide

This discussion guide was produced by the Southern Rural Development Center in partnership with Everyday Democracy, The Kettering Foundation, and the Farm Foundation...


  • community conversations
  • poverty alleviation
  • race

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade: Public Conflict Resolution

This manual, developed at the University of Kentucky, is a train-the-trainers tool that can be used to help Extension educators, community officials, and...


  • deliberation
  • interest-based problem-solving
  • public conflict
  • sources of conflict

Thriving Communities: Working Together to Move from Poverty to Prosperity for All (Horizons)

This is a five-session discussion guide to help people talk about poverty in their community and take action to create a place where...


  • capacity development
  • community leadership
  • poverty alleviation

Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills

This facilitation training was developed by Extension specialists with Virginia Cooperative Extension to help participants learn how to facilitate discussions that result in...


  • community
  • facilitation

People Empowering People

The UConn People Empowering People (PEP) program is a personal, family and leadership development program with a strong community focus.


  • diversity
  • parent leadership

Navigating Difference

Navigating Difference (ND), developed by Washington State University Extension (WSUE), is a cultural competency training based on the WSUE Cultural Competencies and is...


  • cultural competency
  • diversity

Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI)

Located at Colorado State University, this public-private partnership works with local communities to provide parents/youth/communities with the knowledge, skills and tools for civic...


  • civic engagement
  • family leadership

Engagement Toolbox

The Community Engagement Tool, developed and supported by the Center for Economic and Community Development at Penn State University, provides a brief and...


  • community engagement
  • managing conflict
  • trust