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Save the Date - October 1, 2018: “Making It Happen!” Local Leadership for the Future of Vermont Communities

2018VCRD LeadershipSummit

Join local leaders working to improve life in their communities at the Vermont Council on Rural Development’s VT Community Leadership Summit!


  • Skills Workshops and Community Success Story Panels on meeting facilitation, trails and outdoor recreation, community events, managing conflict, economic development strategies, downtown revitalization, community placemaking, and more.
  • Group Dialogues on diversity and inclusion, fostering new community leaders, advancing women in leadership, and youth taking the lead.
  • Leadership Fair with resources from Vermont leadership programs.
  • Deliberations on the “Future of Community Leadership in Vermont” to build unity and momentum and identify ways to better encourage, inspire, and train citizens with the leadership skills they need to succeed.

In democracy, ALL citizens are called upon to lead – where leaders step up, towns achieve great things. Local Citizens Make It Happen!

Registration will open in August.

For more information or to sign up for event updates visit or contact the Vermont Council on Rural Development at or 802-223-6091.