Bay Area Leadership Basics
Bay Area Leadership Basics is a course that runs from the Volunteer Hamilton site at 267 King St E every spring. The course explores the key-stone elements of Bay Area Leadership's collective leadership and community development process and define your role as an Agent of Change. This basics course is four 3-hour sessions and one networking evening designed to enhance how you view our community. Come prepared with your ideas for change and begin to chart your course of action.
Program fees are $300 for non-members and $200 for Volunteer Hamilton members or BAL Alumni.
The Context: What is community? Who are you?
Begin to view the community as a series of possibilities to be explored. Understand your role within the system of community and how collective leadership leads to sustainable change.
The Idea: What is your passion? Are you alone?
Framing is a key competency for community leadership and it influences what gets done. Learn how to frame an idea in order to help a group or community decide on how to move forward.
The Relationships: Who do you know? Do you have social capital?
Building social capital is the leadership competency of developing and maintaining the relationships that allow people to work together and share resources across their differences. Explore the types of relationships that are required for action.
The Action: Do you have critical mass? Do you have a destination?
Mobilizing resources is the leadership competency of engaging a critical mass in taking action to achieve a specific outcome or set of outcomes. Learn how to get the right resources moving towards the right target.
$300 for Non-Members