02/05 Self Help Housing Jeff Ashmore - Owner/Broker
Presentation about the Housing Kitsap program and how it could be implemented in our area. Housing Kitsap is considering pursuing a project in Port Hadlock and interested in feedback as to the opinion of / need for a program like theirs.Video: https://vimeo.com/48325316
02/12 Callay Boire-Shedd “The S Word”
Boire-Shedd chose suicide prevention as her senior class project that began with a screening at Port Townsend High School on Thursday of "The S Word," a documentary that was shown at last year's Port Townsend Film Festival.The documentary follows people who have attempted to take their own lives and survived to tell their stories of loneliness and depression. They are now committed to preventing others from getting to the edge.
02/19 Building the Peninsula’s Entrepreneurial CultureMike Skinner / Center For Inclusive Entrepreneuship
02/26 "Challenges in city planning" with Dave Timmons.
DavidTimmonshasbeentheCity’sfirstandonlyCity Managerforthelast20years.Butdoyoureallyknow whattheCityManagerdoes?Davidwillhelpusbetter understandthisaswellasoutlinewhatwillbethe challengesforthenextCityManager?Alsohewill explaintouswhatcanwedotohelpthenextCity Manager be successful.
Anentrepreneurialmindsetfosterscreativityandcritical thinking,self-reliance,resilience,andresourcefulness- essentialforindividuals,businessesandcommunitiesto adaptandthriveintoday’srapidlychangingworld.We’ll sharestoriesabouthowCIE’s“bottomup”approaches areempoweringgrassrootfolkstostartsmallbusinesses andleadthedevelopmentoftheentrepreneurialcultureon the Olympic Peninsula. I