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Webinar: Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Training Academy

June 11, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

EPA’s Office of Sustainable Communities invites you to participate in a listening session on design of the new Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Training Academy on Tuesday, June 11, from 3:00 – 4:00 Eastern.

EPA delivers technical assistance through Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities. As part of this effort, we have developed 12 workshop tools that address common challenges faced by communities working to create more sustainable neighborhoods, cities, and regions. The next step is to create a training program for staff from public agencies and nonprofit organizations that provide technical assistance to communities. The training program will help these staff understand the Building Blocks tools and incorporate them into their technical assistance.

During this listening session, we will gather input from key stakeholders on how best to design the training program and request feedback on specific questions such as:

  • · Who is the best target audience for this kind of training?
    · Should it be a one-day training, two-day training, or some other format?
    · Should training sessions be coordinated with major national conferences or held as separate events?

Who Should Attend

  • · Staff from public sector, private sector, and nonprofit organizations that provide technical assistance to communities
    · Federal agencies and philanthropic organizations that support technical assistance programs

Webinar Details
Tuesday, June 11, 3:00 – 4:00 Eastern

· No pre-registration is required.
· Dial into the conference call at 1-866-299-3188, participant code 2025662950.
· Click on https://epa.connectsolutions.com/epasmartgrowth. Log in as a guest.
· Please test your computer before attending the meeting at http://admin.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

  • · The Connection Test checks your computer to make sure all system requirements are met. If you pass the first three steps of the test, then you are ready to participate in a meeting.
    · If you do not pass the test, perform the suggested actions and run the test again.


June 11, 2013
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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EPA Office of Sustainable Communities