[Ohio-Talk] Apply if interested and please share

Andra Stover astover at kent.edu
Fri Aug 30 16:22:37 UTC 2019


I contacted Laura and left her a message. This sounds like something very need to take part in.

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> On Aug 30, 2019, at 11:00 AM, Suzanne Turner via Ohio-Talk <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
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> SERVICES FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (SIL)
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> invites you to apply to the Fall 2019 Session of 
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> "SIL'S LEADERSHIP ACADEMY"
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> AN EIGHT-WEEK COURSE DESIGNED TO HELP INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES DEVELOP
> SKILLS NEEDED to participate on NONPROFIT BOARDS, COMMUNITY COALITIONS, TASK
> FORCES, AND SYSTEM CHANGE COMMITTEES IN A MEANINGFUL WAY
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> WHEN:    Fall 2019 Session: October 22 - December 10, 2019, Tuesday
> afternoons, 1:00 - 4:00 pm 
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> (October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10)
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> TOPICS:    During the training sessions, participants will develop a basic
> working knowledge and understanding about topics related to serving on a
> board, coalition, task force or committee.  Training topics include the
> following:
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> 1.    Community Leadership
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> 2.    Disability History & Disability Advocacy
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> 3.    Functions of a Nonprofit Board
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> 4.    Government Committees, Nonprofit Committees, Commissions, Task Forces
> & Councils
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> 5.    Communications, Confidentiality & Board Ethics
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> 6.    Networking and Developing Community Contacts
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> Upon completion of the Leadership Academy, SIL will work with participants
> to identify areas of interest and potential leadership opportunities in the
> community.  Leadership Academy participants will also be paired with mentors
> who are Leadership Academy graduates. 
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> WHERE:  Services for Independent Living, 26250 Euclid Avenue, Suite 801,
> Euclid, OH 44132  
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> WHO SHOULD APPLY:  Any person with a disability who wants to learn how to
> make a difference and how to gain confidence and leadership experience in
> community decision-making on issues important to him or her. Space is
> limited so apply early!
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> HOW TO APPLY:  Please contact Laura Gold for an application by calling
> 216-815-0015 or emailing  <mailto:lgold at sil-oh.org> lgold at sil-oh.org.
> Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until space is filled. If you
> need help filling out the application, please let Laura know.
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> If accommodations are needed to attend or participate in the meetings,
> please contact Laura Gold with all requests at least two weeks in advance if
> possible.  Please remember that SIL has a fragrance-free policy.  For the
> comfort and safety of others, please refrain from wearing or using any
> scented products when attending meetings.  
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> Funded by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council under the 
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> Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.
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> Services for Independent Living, Inc.  *  26250 Euclid Avenue, Suite 801 *
> Euclid, OH 44132 * 
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> 216-731-1529 (Telephone) *  216-731-3083 (Fax) * sil-oh.org (Website)
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