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Community Leadership Development

The Heartland Center for Leadership Development is an independent, nonprofit organization developing local leadership that responds to the
challenges of the future of small towns and rural communities.

What We Do

* Research and Evaluation of small towns and rural communities.
* Training through interactive workshops and webinars.
* Facilitation of community planning processes.
* Compiling Information into useful and practical publications for widespread use.

Helping Pilger, Nebraska Reinvent its Future

The Heartland Center in collaboration with the University of Nebraska Rural Futures Institute, the University of Nebraska College of Architecture, the Nebraska Chapter of the American Planning Association and Ferguson Development Resources continues helping Pilger, Nebraska reinvent themselves after twin tornadoes destroyed three-fourths of this community on June 16, 2014.

The video below was taken on February 11, 2015 at the Wisner City Auditorium during a Town Hall meeting in which the Heartland Center facilitated. The guest speaker is Greensburg, Kansas mayor Bob Dixson, whose own community was devastated by an EF-5 tornado in 2007.

Community Leadership Webinar Series

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The Heartland Center for Leadership Development invites you to participate in a two-part webinar series designed to energize community leadership. The webinars will cover both challenges that confront community leaders as well as identifying ways to engage new leaders into a community. Each webinar will be highly interactive utilizing polls, chats, discussion and other feedback. Each webinar will start at 11:00 a.m. (Central) and last one hour.

Tuesday April 7, 2014: 8 Challenges Facing Community Leaders. In this webinar, you will learn about different challenges that today's community leaders face and what they are doing to overcome these challenges.

Tuesday April 21, 2014: 10 Ideas for Recruiting New Leaders. This webinar will help you look at community leadership in a different light and give you the tools to broaden your pool of new and emerging leaders.

Register for these two webinars today for $65.00 (US). Registration is limited to the first 50 people, so register today!

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