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Vital Reads for community leaders: A book group to renew and reimagine your leadership

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Add to Calendar 2021-09-27 09:30:00 2021-11-29 11:00:00 Vital Reads for community leaders: A book group to renew and reimagine your leadership Are you interested in learning about some of the big challenges facing us today? Do you want to talk with others who are interested in exploring ways to drive change? Join us for a three-book series to discuss the latest research on issues that leaders face today. Each book will feature a facilitated conversation that will challenge you to grow as you gain actionable insights, practical understanding, and fresh strategies to enhance your leadership. You'll have the opportunity to read the books, explore other resources such as articles and podcasts, and participate in an engaging conversation on the last Mondays of September, October and November. The 90-minute conversations will be facilitated through Zoom with Extension leadership and civic engagement educators Lori Rothstein, Christy Kallevig, and Catie Rasmussen. Together, we’ll read and discuss: The Way Out: How to overcome toxic polarization by Peter T. Coleman (September 27, 9:30 am) The Sum of Us: What racism costs everyone and how we can prosper together by Heather McGhee (October 25, 9:30 am) Change: How to make big things happen by Damon Centola (November 29, 9:30 am) America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Online

Contact

Christy Kallevig, University of Minnesota Extension educator
kallevig@umn.edu or 320-429-0934

 Leadership book club reading list: 1) The Way Out: How to overcome toxic polarization by Peter T. Coleman; 2) The Sum of Us: What racism costs everyone and how we can prosper together by Heather McGhee; 3) Change: How to make big things happen by Damon Centola.

Are you interested in learning about some of the big challenges facing us today? Do you want to talk with others who are interested in exploring ways to drive change?

Join us for a three-book series to discuss the latest research on issues that leaders face today. Each book will feature a facilitated conversation that will challenge you to grow as you gain actionable insights, practical understanding, and fresh strategies to enhance your leadership.

You'll have the opportunity to read the books, explore other resources such as articles and podcasts, and participate in an engaging conversation on the last Mondays of September, October and November. The 90-minute conversations will be facilitated through Zoom with Extension leadership and civic engagement educators Lori Rothstein, Christy Kallevig, and Catie Rasmussen.

Together, we’ll read and discuss:

  • The Way Out: How to overcome toxic polarization by Peter T. Coleman (September 27, 9:30 am)
  • The Sum of Us: What racism costs everyone and how we can prosper together by Heather McGhee (October 25, 9:30 am)
  • Change: How to make big things happen by Damon Centola (November 29, 9:30 am)

Cost

  • $170 — Printed books supplied by Extension
  •  $90 — No books from Extension (you supply/purchase books)

Registration

Register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting using Zoom.

Deadline for registration is Monday, August 30.

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