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Intensive Training Offerings

Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA)

NLA provides hands-on leadership training that emphasizes community building principles, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. Each year, the NLA brings together a diverse group of up to 20 current or potential neighborhood leaders for 10 sessions over a three-month period. Participants are actively involved in their neighborhoods and represent communities from throughout the St. Louis region.

Graduates of the NLA have found numerous opportunities to apply what they learned in the NLA to build and sustain healthy, vibrant, and whole communities:

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General Offerings

As a busy leader, you make difficult choices on behalf of your community. Sharpen your skills and tackle an issue critical to your success with one of the trainings provided below.

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Partner With the University for Training

Do you want to contract with or partner with Creating Whole Communities to develop a training? Please contact Karl Guenther or at (314) 516-5845. Creating Whole Communities is open to partnering with entities that want to contract for training or would like university participation in trainings.