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April 2018

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

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
United Against Poverty (UP), 150 Michigan Street Suite E
Orlando, FL 32806 United States
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. If you are involved in community work or would like to become involved, the CO-OP is a great place to meet-up with like minded individuals and organizations. NON-MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. Current members include  LIFT Orlando, POLIS, Kaley Square, First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, Emmanuel…

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Dignity Serves: A Workshop on Helping Others

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - April 21 @ 2:00 pm
Kaley Square, 1030 W. Kaley St
Orlando, FL 32805 United States

Want to learn how to better help people in your life? Dignity Serves teaches a powerful new paradigm of service called ‘dignified interdependence.’ Taught from a Christian perspective, this 6 lesson study will give you a useful toolkit to apply in all areas of your life – home, office, church, and neighborhood. Want to experience less guilt and frustration trying to help people? This training is for you. It has helped thousands of people since it first hit the scene in…

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Dignity Serves: Train the Trainer

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kaley Square, 1030 W. Kaley St
Orlando, FL 32805 United States

This training is for those who have completed the regular Dignity Serves Training and are wanting to be certified to train others. Participants are provided with the Leader's Guide that has additional information on each of the principles and how to guide others to come to their own conclusions and applications by exposure to the materials in the proper setting. This is the art of facilitation and this new skill can be applied in a variety of contexts. Dignity Serves…

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May 2018

May MVP Families Meeting

May 7 @ 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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June 2018

Central Florida Poverty Conference

June 20 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Florida Hospital – Werner Auditorium, 601 E. Rollins St.
Orlando, FL 32803
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  The 2018 Central Florida Poverty Conference welcomes wonderful educators and experts who in a concise and exciting presentation style will inspire creative thought towards "The Big 5" and it's impact in our community. The event will be held in the Florida Hospital Werner Auditorium (1st Floor) on their main campus North of Downtown Orlando. Complimentary Valet Parking at Hospital Main Entrance. Lunch is provided.

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August 2018

Diverse Word at the Dandelion Cafe

August 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dandelion Communitea Cafe, 618 N. Thornton Ave
Orlando, FL 32803 United States

We must learn to express ourselves and respect others voices if we hope to live in healthy and vibrant places. Diverse Word, the longest running open-mic night in Orlando, houses everything from performance poetry to stand-up and 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).  

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September 2018

Kickoff Classic

September 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Alabama Crimson Tide will play the Louisville Cardinals in the Camping World Kickoff during college football’s opening weekend this year. A check will be presented at halftime for the renovation of Lake Lorna Doone Park.

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Diverse Word at the Dandelion Cafe

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake Lorna Doone Park, 1519 W. Church Street
Orlando, FL 32805 United States

We must learn to express ourselves and respect others voices if we hope to live in healthy and vibrant places. Diverse Word, the longest running open-mic night in Orlando, houses everything from performance poetry to stand-up and 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).  

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September West Lakes MVP Families Meeting

September 10 @ 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 West Lakes MVP Families program is seeking to engage families in the West Lakes Community. 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 month, leading up to the MVP summer camp next summer, a dinner…

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

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
United Against Poverty (UP), 150 Michigan Street Suite E
Orlando, FL 32806 United States

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. If you are involved in community work or would like to become involved, the CO-OP is a great place to meet-up with like minded individuals and organizations. NON-MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME. Current members include  LIFT Orlando, POLIS, Kaley Square, First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, Emmanuel…

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