[Ohio-Talk] Apply if interested and please share

Patricia McPherson patrinkle at icloud.com
Fri Aug 30 20:49:34 UTC 2019


I called and left a message, also.

> On Aug 30, 2019, at 12:22 PM, Andra Stover <astover at kent.edu> wrote:
> 
> I contacted Laura and left her a message. This sounds like something very need to take part in.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Aug 30, 2019, at 11:00 AM, Suzanne Turner via Ohio-Talk <ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>> 
>> SERVICES FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING (SIL)
>> 
>> 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)
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 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:
>> 
>> 1.    Community Leadership
>> 
>> 2.    Disability History & Disability Advocacy
>> 
>> 3.    Functions of a Nonprofit Board
>> 
>> 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
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 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  
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 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!
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 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.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 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 * 
>> 
>> 216-731-1529 (Telephone) *  216-731-3083 (Fax) * sil-oh.org (Website)
>> 
>> 
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