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Building and Sustaining Community Partnerships  (PCI Webinar)

Building and Sustaining Community Partnerships (PCI Webinar) Online

The Massachusetts Library System is pleased to announce that we have contracted with PCI Webinars to provide our members with access to their live webinars.  These webinars are free to MLS members who register through our calendar.  Because we are working with an outside vendor, it is important that you cancel your registration in the event that you are unable to attend the live webinar.  A recording of the webinar will be available on the PCI Webinars Niche Academy website about a week after the live webinar.  If you have any issues registering or signing into the PCI Webinars Niche Academy website, please let us know.  Please do not contact PCI Webinars or Niche Academy directly about their live webinars or webinar recordings.     

Community partnerships have the power to meet your library’s strategic goals, expand your reach and amplify the best in your community. Help your community achieve its aspirations by creating partnerships built on solid relationships, mutual respect and shared goals. Learn to forge partnerships for stronger community-led libraries where collaboration leads to innovation.


In this interactive and informative program, you will learn:


·      Methods for developing effective, sustainable partnerships

·      Common partnership pitfalls and how to avoid them

·      How to utilize the spectrum of public participation to increase the   

       impact of your partnerships 

Audrey Barbakov -- Biography

Audrey founded Co/Lab Capacity LLC because she believes that the most meaningful futures emerge from community collaboration. Audrey helps libraries authentically engage and center their communities through a variety of services, including strategic planning, leadership and Board development, team building, training, and executive coaching. Her consulting is informed by more than a decade of practical experience in public libraries and a doctorate in Organizational Change and Leadership.

Her dissertation research focused on increasing organizational capacity for equity, diversity, and inclusion through community-led programming. She also offer subject matter expertise in design thinking, digital equity, and economic development. Learn more at https://www.colabcapacity.com


Wednesday, August 24, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event.
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