Leaders for Communities


Leaders for Communities is a social networking site that connects current and future leaders at community development organizations across the country. NeighborWorks America® developed the Leaders for Communities website in 2009 to give new, emerging, and experienced leaders in the community development field an opportunity to share ideas and experiences and access professional development and career opportunities.

Are you a leader or a manager?

Posted by NWA VISTA on Friday, October 29, 2010

Your VISTA year in a way allows you to take on many roles. Managing and leading are two experiences that you can exercise throughout your VISTA year. To learn about the difference between Managing and Leading, please browse through this post on Leaders for Communities.

Managing your project is an inherent component of VISTA Assingment Description where as leading your community becomes your 24 hours VISTA  service commitment. As a VISTA you are really representing a group of future leaders ...


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Social Media and Nonprofits: Opportunity or Fad?

Posted by NWA VISTA on Friday, October 29, 2010

Join your leaders for communities in discussing social media and the field of community development. Is it simply a fad or is it going to be a main medium for communication?

Please read through the original comments on Leaders for Communities. For little off topic yet relevant material within the field of community organization check out this room for debate piece.


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