STL Community LAB: Learn. Act. Build.
STL Community LAB creates space for our region to Learn, Act, and Build strong communities. We do this by assembling community development trainings from a variety of organizations and universities in the St. Louis region onto one organized platform.
Mission: The mission of the STL Community LAB is to increase participation in the community-building process by educating and supporting all in the quest to build strong, whole communities.
STL Community LAB Offers:
- A hub for residents and professionals to easily access and participate in high quality courses to build community through topics such as real estate, organizing, and managing a nonprofit organization.
- Collaborative new programs, courses, and trainings that provide vital and current community development knowledge.
- A way to connect the dots for neighborhood leaders hoping to take their community work to the next level and have a voice in civic decision-making.
- Support for residents who are seeking to make the changes they envision for their communities.
- Local Government 101
- Neighborhood Leadership
- Anti-Racist Communities
- Community Organizing
- Community Engagement
- Real Estate Development
- Economic Development
- Civic Data
- Non-Profit Governance including Evaluation, Fundraising
- Coalition Building
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Event date: Jan. 6, 2023 - Sept. 9, 2023
St. Louis, MO
Neighborhood Leadership Fellows is an advanced leadership training program of UMSL, MU Extension and the St. Louis Promise Zone-St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.The mission of Neighborhood Leadership Fellows (NLF) is to increase and amplify ...
Event date: Jan. 14, 2023 - May 13, 2023
St. Louis, MO
Offered each spring and fall, the FOCUS Women In Leadership (WIL) program offers the opportunity to refine your personal, professional and civic leadership competencies, learn about the St. Louis community, and connect with other women from diverse ...
Event date: Jan. 18, 2023 - Feb. 22, 2023
Learn The Maximize [My Community] Journey Framework through the Story of Monarch TownThis is the foundational program of the Maximize NWMO regional vitality initiative launched through The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri. Participants will ...
Learn about navigating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the classroom and improving outcomes for all students.
This training is to help housing counselors understand how fair housing works in the United States and why it is so important.
Learn how to collaborate with elected officials to advance community well-being.
Deliver better projects: Learn to work with community and stakeholders to reduce the angst and achieve results.
Selecting and acquiring land for development is highly specialized due to the challenges presented by each site. In this course, learn about ground-up development and how to identify and acquire the best possible site for a development.
Artist Cbabi Bayoc demonstrating stenciling the community boxes STL Promise Zone boxes.
The City of Dellwood groundbreaking ceremony for a state-of-the-art outdoor skating rink.
WEPOWER's inaugural Tomorrow Builders Fellows are leading work in the STL region to reimagine early childhood education.
Neighborhood Leadership Academy students receive their Chancellor's Certificates after completing the 10-week program.
Aaron Williams speaks to a crowd of community members after being awarded the 2019 Rising Star in Community Building by the Community Builders Network.
Neighborhood Leadership Fellows is nine-month advanced leadership training program designed to amplify voices of North STL City and County residents at decision-making tables.
Neighborhood Leadership Fellows engage in hands-on training, educational workshops, collaborative learning, mentoring and networking.
REDI is a comprehensive, 15-session curriculum designed to advance the real estate careers of professionals of color and women.
Community building organizations gather together at the Greencubator to envision ways organizational leaders can better support each other.
The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.
Thread STL is a peer learning community that builds and sustains the skills and passion of partnership leaders.
The 2019 Neighborhood Leadership Academy students present their community improvement projects on graduation day.
WEPOWER's 3rd Power Building Academy cohort comes together to kick off 7 months of learning and leading in North STL City.
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