Gracious Space

Please RSVP to or 406/756-3618 to ensure enough seating and handouts if you plan to attend.

Tough decisions and innovative change occur everyday in nonprofits. This can lead to conflict among board members, volunteers, community members and staff. Turn these difficult conversations into more productive discussions that produces better service to the community and more respectful communication.

* Learn the elements of Gracious Space
* Explore how learning publicly and welcoming outside viewpoints lead to more effective solutions
* Discover how changing the environment and attitudes influence the conversation
* Discuss ways to use Gracious Space in your work.

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 11:30 am – 1 pm

Museum at Central School
124 Second Avenue East, Kalispell

presented by Chany Ockert of the Nonprofit Development Partnership
hosted by the Nonprofit Development Partnership

About the presenter
Chany Ockert is a certified mediator. She also wears many hats in the Flathead Valley’s nonprofit sector. She has worked with the Nonprofit Development Partnership for three years. She is a CASA volunteer and a Development Committee member for the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation. She received the Excellence in Adoption for Public Awareness from the United States Department of Health and Human Services in 2003 for the innovative work of a nonprofit specializing in foster care and adoption recruitment.


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