Iron Sharpens Iron Fall 2018: Training and Support for Emerging Community Leaders

Temple University Center Center
Nov 03, 2018 9:30am - 2:00pm

Join PACDC for a very special fall installment of our Iron Sharpens Iron series focused on building the power of emerging community leaders between the ages of 16-22. Participants will obtain tools and resources that enhance their capacity to more effectively communicate with and mobilize neighborhood stakeholders for successful social change. Join us for an engaging and intensive workshop training developed and facilitated by experienced Philadelphia community organizers.  Workshops and presenters include:

  • The Power of The Passion Pitch: Your Story Matters, Amanda Irizarry, Young City Planners Initiative
  • Managing Stress as a Community Leader, Tess Donie and Rodney Mobley, New Kensington CDC
  • Asset Mapping 101, Rodney Mobley, New Kensington CDC
  • Using Art to Reclaim Space in Your Neighborhood, Cynthia Blocker, People’s Emergency Center CDC

Tickets are $10. If you are an emerging leader and cannot cover the cost to attend, please contact Zakya Hall at or 215-732-5829.


9:30-10:00: Registration

10:00-10:30: Welcome & Ice-Breaker

10:30-11:45: Concurrent Workshops

11:45-12:00: Break

12:00-1:15: Concurrent Workshops

1:15-2:00: Lunch & Networking

Register Here