Community Development Academy
CDA is based on the concept of reciprocity, working "to empower community coaches by providing community planning perspectives and skills to leverage community investments for long-term community health and stability." Two workshops are available: the Coaching Academy and Community Teams. Coaches participating in Coaching Academy workshop will gain community planning perspectives and skills to leverage community investments for long-term community health and stability. Community Teams is a five-day workshop where motivated community teams learn community engagement and planning skills. Participants will increase their knowledge and leadership skills, recharge spirits and inspire community action to help their communities embrace opportunities in Kansas. Teams will apply everything learned in the academy to enhance the quality of life in their communities.
USDA Rural Development; Kansas Department of Commerce; PRIDE Program; Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka; the Huck Boyd Institute for Rural Development; Midwest Energy; Farm Bureau Voice of Agriculture; City of Independence, KS
Institutional Impact Area(s):
K-State Research and Extension
Individuals working in community or economic development; community leaders
Community and Economic Development; College of Arts and Sciences; K-State Research and Extension