Give 5

“Yesterday afternoon, I had the pleasure of going up to Cakes for Cause – one of our GIVE 5 Recipients – in Frederick to meet with Elin Ross, the Executive Director, and present her with our GIVE 5 check. It was a wonderful opportunity to briefly meet with her and hear her talk about her experience with at-risk youth and the conception of Cakes for Cause..

Thank you, Linda and Steven. I am so grateful for the opportunity to meet with our GIVE 5 recipient personally!” …Learn More

Family Care International

“… I do look forward to switching gears. Ann is going to be fantastic, absolutely perfect for the task, and after all we’re celebrating 20 great years and FCI’s next 20 which will be just terrific.

Thank you. You’re no ordinary consultant. I remember our meeting in Cornwall at the conference center and realizing that those shirts had to belong to an extraordinary person who would be a long time part of our circle. You are amazing and I look forward to crossing paths again and often.”



Diversity Leadership Institute

“Thank you for participating in the National MultiCultural Institute’s spring 2010 Diversity Leadership Institute. Your workshop, Training of Trainers I – Facilitating Diversity Awareness Workshops, was well-received and challenged people to look deeper into the issues of diversity and inclusion. You offered participants invaluable knowledge and skills, and you did all this while fostering a sense of community, and inspiring them to go back into the world and promote change”

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Making It Newsworthy: Expanding Project Visibility

Here are a few golden nuggets from one of our workshops called “Making it Newsworthy: Expanding Project Visibility”:

“Vibrant, good examples, empowering, supportive, kind!”

“Excellent presenter! Very engaging!”

“The session was great! Well organized & informative!”

“Thanks for the opportunities for personal expression!”

“Everything was great! I love being hands on and all the workshops I took in this track did that wonderfully! Thanks!” …Learn More

Kudos for Campaign Consultation Social Media Webshops

Campaign Consultation is doing a series of Social Media Monday webshops for VISTA – teaching the field about how to use new technology to advance social change. Here’s some feedback from the field:

“Thank you so much for forwarding the link to the SMM that I missed earlier this week! I know now that I can go thru the VISTA Campus to review any others I might miss for some reason or another.

This particular session on YouTube was great! It was very worthwhile and informational. I plan to share with the AmeriCorps VISTA members in the field and our Executive Director in hopes we can utilize this method of providing information about our organization and the work we do.

Thank you for sharing and I will register for the next workshop!” …Learn More


“Thank you so much for conducting a substantive and inspiring workshop, Training of Trainers II: Developing Cultural Competency and Facilitation Skills, at the National MultiCultural Institute’s Fall 2007 Diversity Leadership Development Institute, Innovation at the Speed of Diversity. This was one of our best institutes to date, with participant evaluations reflecting overwhelming satisfaction with their experience. Below are some comments from participants in your workshop:

  • “Even though I am an experienced trainer, I learned a lot about facilitation skills. This workshop has been very helpful to me.”
  • “The facilitators modeled excellent facilitations skills, and clearly demonstrated the difference between training and facilitation.”
  • “Facilitators were excellent in managing and adapting to the needs of the group with high flexibility and smooth transactions.”
  • “This was an extremely inspiring, thought-provoking, challenging and rigorous experience. It has given me personal and professional tools to reflect upon and make adaptations to my work.”
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The Sustainability Institute

“On behalf of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), thank you for presenting ‘The Sustainability Institute: Fund Raising and Communications’ at our 2010 Mid-Year Training in Phoenix, AZ.

This year’s Mid-Year brought together a record number of close to 1,300 coalition professionals and youth. This intensive training experience is important in strengthening the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug free communities.

The time and effort that you put into your presentation [The Sustainability Institute] is apparent and appreciated by not only CADCA but also by our attendees.

We look forward to working with you again.” …Learn More