For the last 16 months, we’ve been working in isolation. So, how do we come back together to work collaboratively for our communities?
Join county, city, township, and school board leaders for this free Bridging Divides 3.0 informational workshop that was designed in response to participant requests from Bridging Divides 1.0 & 2.0.
Bridging Divides 3.0 | Collaborative Communities is designed to support strong relationships and working effectively with staff, leaders, and the public.
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Time: Livestream from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Lunch discussion from 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - continue the conversation, ask questions, and share experiences
Cost: Free but registration is required
Registration deadline: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 @ noon
This virtual workshop includes three parts:
- Part I: Recruiting for Local Government- explore approaches for attracting new leaders and staff.
- Part II: Leading for Inclusion- discuss strategies to onboard new staff and build inclusive teams.
- Part III: Leading Together- share ways to engage the public and work collaboratively during times of change.
Dave Bartholomay, President, Leadership Growth Group
Rachel Logan, Equity and Inclusion Consultant, Sourcewell Service Cooperative, Staples
Participants are encouraged to view Bridging Divides 1.0: Civil Discussions in an Election Year and Bridging Divides 2.0: Leading through Difficult Situations, available at no cost via the Association of Minnesota Counties website.
This event is offered in partnership with the Minnesota Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution, Association of Minnesota Counties, League of Minnesota Cities, Minnesota Association of Townships, Minnesota School Boards Association, and Sourcewell.
This free session is made possible by
This workshop is co-facilitated by Dave Bartholomay and Rachel Logan. Bartholomay is the former Program Coordinator at Minnesota Department of Administration, Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution and has extensive public sector leadership experience at the federal, state, and local government level. He is also currently a mayor in Minnesota. Logan is a Sourcewell Equity and Inclusion Consultant and works with school districts to create long-lasting positive change so all students can be successful.