The Community Institute








The Community Institute

"Engaging the Community for Stronger Economies, Healthier Places" with Keynote Speaker Carolyn Lukensmeyer, Executive Director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse was held on Thursday, September 14, 2017. 

This session was co-sponsored by The Orton Family Foundation, Lift360 and the Maine Development Foundation. 

Thank you to all of our faculty members.

Keynote Speaker Carolyn Lukensmeyer, PhD., Executive Director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse

Anne Ball, Maine Downtown Center - Main Street Program

Tara Hill, Maine Cancer Foundation - Collective Impact

Nancy Smith, GrowSmart Maine - Making Headway in Your Community

Jane Lafleur, JBLafleur Consultants and The Orton Family Foundation - Community Heart & Soul

and Engagement Tools with

Ayumi Horie - Art and Community - Ayumi Horie

Caitlyn Davison - Community Network Analysis 

Addy Smith-Reiman - Complete City Mapping Tool

Alex Denniston - Design Thinking Methods 

Kate Howe - Designing your Engagement Strategy 

Mike Lyne - Field Work: Brunswick Station 

Catherine Ingraham and Nancy Minott - Heart & Soul Towns 

Dana Rae Warren - Interviewing for Story Telling 

Leslie Wright - Spreading the Word - Tools, Media and More 

Sara Lightner - Understanding Stories and Listening Bias