Friday, October 11: 5:00 - 7:30 pm                             Dinner will be provided at this kick-off event.

Saturdays, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm:                                      October 12, November 2, November 16                    Lunch will be provided during these daytime events


Coos Bay/North Bend, OR  



Jennifer Groth 
Rural Development Initiatives Inc. 
541-684-9077 x3 

Register now to participate in this series of classes to better connect people to their state and local governments.  Rural Civic Engagement Project participants will join with others in the community interested in understanding government and taking action to implement community priorities.  Participants will learn to build connections to elected officials, navigate government processes, clearly define policy issues and develop action plans.

Classes will take place as follows:
Kick-Off Event:  Friday, October 11th, 5:00 pm – 7:30pm
Session 1, “Understanding Local Government”:  Saturday, October 12th, 9am – 3pm
Session 2, “Creating A Communications Plan”:  Saturday, November 2nd, 9am – 3pm
Session 3, “Taking Action”:  Saturday, November 16th, 9am – 3pm

There is no charge for these sessions, thanks to generous support from the Ford Family Foundation.    If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Groth at jgroth@rdiinc.org or 541-684-9077 x3.
We look forward to seeing you there!