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February 1, 2017

People Engaged in Raising Leaders (P.E.R.L.) Newsletter Feb. Edition

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February 1, 2017

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of the People Engaged in Raising Leaders (P.E.R.L.) monthly newsletter. This newsletter is meant to keep PERL graduates informed about new board and commission opportunities in Boulder County. We also invite non profit organizations, businesses, and city and county commissions to share these opportunities when they open up. If you are interested in submitting board opportunities, please contact:


Those interested in civic engagement across Boulder County
are invited to register for the Spring 2017 P.E.R.L. training program. This ten-week session will focus on connecting our
communities with non-profit organizations and commissions ready to embrace
inclusion.This training program
educates individuals from Boulder County’s diverse communities about the
inner-workings of boards and commissions.
Participants learn about leadership
development, communication styles, budgeting, fundraising and more.

What: Board Leadership Training

When: Tuesdays, beginning March 7 through
May 9 (10 sessions), 6-7:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Where: Foothills United Way, 1285 Cimarron Dr., Lafayette, CO

Who: Boulder County Residents

For more information, please contact Elicia Goodsoldier at: You can fill out the application online here.


We are pleased to announce the next Creating
workshop on Monday, Feb. 27, at the St. Vrain Community HUB in Longmont from 11:30 a.m.
to 1:30 p.m.

Creating Connections was established to assist local boards and commissions with the tools to recruit and create inclusive and diverse boards. Lunch is provided and spaces fill up soon, so please register by emailing: egoodsoldier@bouldercountyorg.

city of boulder

The City of Boulder's annual recruitment for boards and commissions is open until Feb. 14. at 5 p.m. You can view the 2017 Boards and Commissions vacancy list here.