Building and Sustaining Community Partnerships (PCI Webinars)
Community partnerships have the power to meet your library’s strategic goals, expand your reach and amplify the best in your community. Help your community achieve its aspirations by creating partnerships built on solid relationships, mutual respect and shared goals. Learn to forge partnerships for stronger community-led libraries where collaboration leads to innovation.
In this interactive and informative program, you will learn:
- Methods for developing effective, sustainable partnerships
- Common partnership pitfalls and how to avoid them
- How to utilize the spectrum of public participation to increase the
impact of your partnerships
Audrey Barbakov — Biography
Audrey founded Co/Lab Capacity LLC because she believes that the most meaningful futures emerge from community collaboration. Audrey helps libraries authentically engage and center their communities through a variety of services, including strategic planning, leadership and Board development, team building, training, and executive coaching. Her consulting is informed by more than a decade of practical experience in public libraries and a doctorate in Organizational Change and Leadership.
Her dissertation research focused on increasing organizational capacity for equity, diversity, and inclusion through community-led programming. She also offer subject matter expertise in design thinking, digital equity, and economic development. Learn more at https://www.colabcapacity.com.