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October 2017

Leadership Eatonville Session V

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Denton Johnson Community Center, 400 Ruffel Street
Eatonville, FL 32751 United States
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Leadership Eatonville is a six-session workshop series for town residents that will enhance community leadership and entrepreneurial skills. Each participant will select a specific community initiative – existing or new – to work on using the principles and practical tips learned in the sessions. The course is free for Eatonville residents. Non-residents may apply. The workshop series will be held every other Thursday evening between August 10th and October 19th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm in the Denton Johnson Community Center (400 Ruffel St,…

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Diverse Word | Lake Lorna Doone

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Lorna Doone, 1519 W. Church Street
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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The Polis Institute hosts Diverse Word in West Lakes every Tuesday from 4pm-6pm as another way to engage community members in 32805. Diverse Word is an open mic night that houses everything from performance poetry to stand-up/improv comedy. This night is and always will be FREE (though donations are accepted and appreciated to help fund our quarterly slam competitions and features). Join us for the latest installment!

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Leadership Eatonville Session VI

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Denton Johnson Community Center, 400 Ruffel Street
Eatonville, FL 32751 United States
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Leadership Eatonville is a six-session workshop series for town residents that will enhance community leadership and entrepreneurial skills. Each participant will select a specific community initiative – existing or new – to work on using the principles and practical tips learned in the sessions. The course is free for Eatonville residents. Non-residents may apply. The workshop series will be held every other Thursday evening between August 10th and October 19th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm in the Denton Johnson Community Center (400 Ruffel St,…

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Halloween Fest

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake Lorna Doone, 1519 W. Church Street
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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Come share your best costumes, spend time with neighbors and fellow community members, and enjoy a night of festivities together! POLIS will be hosting this family fun event and it is free and open to everyone, including our MVP Families, West Lakes residents, and our regular Tuesday afternoon Diverse Word attendees. There will be live music from a local DJ, a bounce house, an ice cream truck and a food truck, face painting, candy, hot dogs, a comedy showcase, and…

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November 2017

November MVP Family Meeting

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Frontline Outreach Youth and Family Community Center, 3000 C.R Smith St.
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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Through the combined efforts of Florida Citrus Sports in partnership with Lift Orlando, Florida Blue, and the Polis Institute, the newly established MVP Families program is seeking to engage families in the 32805 neighborhood. Program objectives include assisting students with college acceptance and scholarships, developing community leaders, strengthening the bonds between parents and children, connecting families with other families, and setting and achieving family goals. Once a the month, leading up to the MVP summer camp next summer, a dinner…

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Diverse Word | Lake Lorna Doone

November 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Lorna Doone, 1519 W. Church Street
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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The Polis Institute hosts Diverse Word in West Lakes every Tuesday from 4pm-6pm as another way to engage community members in 32805. Diverse Word is an open mic night that houses everything from performance poetry to stand-up/improv comedy. This night is and always will be FREE (though donations are accepted and appreciated to help fund our quarterly slam competitions and features). Join us for the latest installment!

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Leadership Eatonville | Prototyping Session I

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Denton Johnson Community Center, 400 Ruffel Street
Eatonville, FL 32751 United States
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Graduates of the Leadership Eatonville Growth Leadership Certificate program will be participating in three sessions of prototyping to turn their ideas into reality. The program continues with brainstorming, feedback, and ideas for partnerships, implementation, and funding sources to turn the initiatives the participants came up with in the first part of the program into a functioning community initiative within Eatonville. These follow up session will take place every other Thursday evening for 6 weeks. The first session begins on Thursday,…

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Diverse Word | Lake Lorna Doone

November 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Lorna Doone, 1519 W. Church Street
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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The Polis Institute hosts Diverse Word in West Lakes every Tuesday from 4pm-6pm as another way to engage community members in 32805. Diverse Word is an open mic night that houses everything from performance poetry to stand-up/improv comedy. This night is and always will be FREE (though donations are accepted and appreciated to help fund our quarterly slam competitions and features). Join us for the latest installment!

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Nov. Lunch & Learn: Orlando Neighborhood Improvement (MO CO-OP)

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Westbrook Training Center, 1123 W. Conroy St
Orlando, FL 32805 US
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Free

MO CO-OP (Metro Orlando Cooperative for Thriving Neighborhoods) is a membership association improving quality of life in distressed Central Florida neighborhoods. Each month the CO-OP covers a topic related to Asset-Based Community Development and shares lessons learned from the field. NON-MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. Current members include  LIFT Orlando, POLIS, Kaley Square, First Presbyterian Church, Emmanuel Fellowship, St. Lukes United Methodist Church, South Street Ministry, and 306 Foundation. If you are involved in community work or would like to become involved, the CO-OP is…

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Diverse Word | Lake Lorna Doone

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lake Lorna Doone, 1519 W. Church Street
Orlando, FL 32805 United States
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The Polis Institute hosts Diverse Word in West Lakes every Tuesday from 4pm-6pm as another way to engage community members in 32805. Diverse Word is an open mic night that houses everything from performance poetry to stand-up/improv comedy. This night is and always will be FREE (though donations are accepted and appreciated to help fund our quarterly slam competitions and features). Join us for the latest installment!

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