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Upcoming Workshop: Asset Based Community Development

Moving from isolation to active participation and care for one’s neighbors takes strategy and intentional effort. WE WILL SHOW YOU HOW! 

YOU HAVE OPTIONS! Join us in the morning for a solid foundation in Asset Based Community Development, join us in the afternoon for an advanced session, OR join us for the whole day and add an optional lunch.







Space is limited! Registration closes on Sept. 11 or when maximum capacity is reached. Contact info@greatlakesurban.org for inquiries. 

Brought to you by Great Lakes Urban and Love INC.  

Tuesday, September 14

Introductory Session from 9am-12pm

Optional lunch from 12pm-1pm

Advanced Session from 1pm-4pm

Providence Church

921 Ottawa Ave., Holland, Michigan

$45 per session ($90 for both)

$10 for the optional lunch

Upcoming Event: Online Lunch + Learns

We look forward to sharing the power of neighborhood connecting through our lunch + learn series in 2021. We hope you can join us!

Please mark your calendars for our next event on Wednesday, September 15th from 12-1 pm EST. The event will be virtual. You can join us from the comfort of home or work!

The focus will be the work in Wyoming, Michigan. We will be joined by three panelists who have helped lead the transformation of the Godfrey Lee neighborhood. 

Register below to reserve a spot in the webinar. 

Past Workshop: Asset Based Community Development

Great Lakes Urban regularly provides introductory trainings on Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) and Dignity Serves. Demand is often greater than space allows. Register your interest with us now by leaving a message and we will put you on the list to attend our next workshop.

Past Events: 2021 Lunch + Learns

March 3, 2021 from 12-1 pm EST


We heard from a sergeant of the City of Holland’s police force and resident leaders how neighborhoods in Holland are growing into strong and safe communities, and how you can support these efforts in your neighborhood and others in West Michigan. Watch the recording!

On Wednesday, June 2nd, we heard from national leaders--including from Richmond, VA, Memphis, Tennessee, and Mercede, California--in neighborhood revitalization and how you can support community strengthening efforts in your local community. Watch the recording!