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Waterloo Neighborhoods Leadership Institute offered through UNI partnership June 18 - July 30<br>

Contact: 

Cheryl Faries, project coordinator, UNI Community Outreach Partnership Center, (319) 287-8164;
Gerri Perreault, director, UNI Leadership Studies Program, (319) 273-6898
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC), in cooperation with UNI's Leadership Studies Program, will offer a Waterloo Neighborhoods Leadership Institute that will meet Tuesdays, beginning June 18. Sessions will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., through Tuesday, July 23, at the COPC Office, Room 409, KWWL Building, 500 E. Fourth St., Waterloo. Graduation will be Tuesday, July 30.

Institute topics will include leadership styles, conflict resolution, constructive meeting management, intercultural communication, motivating people, decision-making, roles in a group, and identifying personal assets and neighborhood assets.

The Institute is free and open to members of Waterloo neighborhood associations with preference given to residents of Waterloo's Consolidated Urban Revitalization Area. Meals are provided. Child care and transportation are provided upon request.

Cheryl Faries, project coordinator, said, 'Leaders are made, not born. This training will empower people to improve the quality of their lives and the lives of others in their neighborhoods.'

For further information, contact Cheryl Faries at 287-8164 or Cheryl.Faries@uni.edu or Gerri Perreault at 273-6898 or Geraldine.Perreault@UNI.edu