11 Resources

Community Toolbox

Millions of people use the Community Tool Box each year to get help taking action, teaching, and training others in organizing for community...

Keywords

  • community organizing
  • diversity
  • facilitating
  • needs assessment

Community Engagement Toolbox

Effective community engagement seeks to better engage the community to achieve long-term and sustainable outcomes, processes, relationships, discourse, and decision-making in a community-context...

Keywords

  • community engagement

Best Practices for Outreach and Engagement to Latino Audiences using Community-Based Programs

The Latino community continues to grow at an increasing rate. Latinos have become the “majority-minority,” and by 2043, minorities will be the...

Keywords

  • hispanic
  • latino
  • latino outreach
  • latino programs
  • latino youth development
  • minority outreach
  • outreach & engagement

The Language of Identity

Words can significantly impact our interaction with others. Regardless of our motive and intentions, they may harm or enhance dialogue.

Keywords

  • bias
  • diversity
  • inclusion
  • language
  • word choice

Speak Up! Identifying and Confronting Bias and Prejudice

This nine page document provides some foundational guideance on confronting bias and prejudice.

Keywords

  • bias
  • diversity
  • inclusion
  • language
  • word choice

Guide to Facilitating Dialogues

Dialogue facilitators do not need to be experts on the topic being discussed. Good facilitators help establish a safe environment where participants can...

Keywords

  • bias
  • diversity
  • inclusion
  • language
  • word choice

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.

Keywords

  • 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...

Keywords

  • community conversations
  • poverty alleviation
  • race

People Empowering People

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

Keywords

  • diversity
  • parent leadership

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...

Keywords

  • civic engagement
  • family leadership