Register Now for Spring Rural Wealth Creation Training, Upcoming Webinars

Posted on: January 8th, 2015 by Carrie Kissel

Yellow Wood Associates will offer WealthWorks Training for Coaches and Coordinators beginning in April 2015, and registrations (http://www NULL.yellowwood NULL.org/assets/resource_library/resource_docs/wealthworkstrainingapplication NULL.pdf) (PDF) are being accepted now on a first come-first served basis.  The training will include an intensive on-site training April 26 – 29 near Philadelphia, PA, followed by a practicum portion to continue the training through mentoring and peer learning from April 2015 – February 2016. The regular training tuition is $2400, including meals and lodging for the on-site portion of the training, and those who register by February 15 will get a discount of $100 off the registration price.  Limited scholarship assistance is available.

WealthWorks is an inclusive community economic development approach that connects community assets to meet market demand in ways that build lasting livelihoods and upward mobility.  Learn more about WealthWorks from the training brochure here (http://yellowwood NULL.org/assets/resource_library/resource_docs/wealthworkstrainingbrochure NULL.pdf) (PDF).  Also, access information about the training program and its impacts here (http://www NULL.yellowwood NULL.org/wealthworks NULL.html), including posts about the training by NADO member Cheryal Hills, Region 5 Development Commission, and one of Region 5’s local economic development partners, Arlene Jones, SPROUT.

In addition, two upcoming webinars from other trainers may be useful to regions building value chains as part of their economic development strategies.

  • January 13, 2 – 3 p.m. Eastern: Moving Up the Ladder of Youth Engagement, click here (https://cornell NULL.webex NULL.com/cornell/onstage/g NULL.php?MTID=ec9d33a58a953c338531a5144c16faf10) to attend at the time of the event; no registration necessary, but participation requires that the password Ercc2015 be used to enter the online meeting page
  • January 22, 3:30 p.m.. Eastern: Talk Is Cheap… and Efficient: Facilitating value chain development without costly new infrastructure (http://bit NULL.ly/1HMsqCE)
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