NEARI is hosting the March Institute on March 10-11, 2017, at Whispering Pines Conference Center on the URI Alton Jones Campus. It is designed to help new/emerging leaders develop strategies to strengthen their locals. All Institute costs are covered by NEARI.
Generally, new/emerging leaders may:
The Institute is an overnight retreat-style learning experience. Participants will be expected to arrive Friday afternoon and stay through the last session on Saturday at 5pm. Accommodations are two attendees per room. Check-in at Whispering Pines begins at 3:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon.
3:00 - 5:00 pm Check In
5:15 pm Guest Speaker: Steve Murphy, IBEW
5:45 pm Dinner
7:00 pm Session: Power
8:30 pm Discussion: Connect Today to Tomorrow
9:00 pm Closing Followed by social
8:30 - 10:00 am Session: 1-on-1 Conversations
10:15 am - 11:45 pm Session: Grievances
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:15 - 2:45 pm Session: Bargaining for the Common Good
3:00 - 4:00 pm Session: Cross Local Dialogue
4:00 - 5:00 pm Guest Speaker: What happens when you organize?