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CLD Seminar with Rhonda Phillips
Community Development and Community Well-Being: Exploring Relational Frameworks and Constructs

October 15th @ 12 noon

Please follow this link to register.

Dean of the Honors College at Purdue University and Editor of a new Community Development Society journal, Local Development & Society (Routledge Press), Rhonda Phillips is a prolific scholar in the Community Development field. Possibly available as guest speaker in 10/15 classes. (Introductions by Shanna Morgan)

CLD Seminar with Garrett Grady-Lovelace
International Food & Agrarian Justice: Global voices on the UN Food Systems Summit
November 19th @ 12 noon
341 Barnhart Building
Garrett Grady-Lovelace is an Associate Professor in the School of International Service at American University and a UK Geography alum, a Faculty Affiliate at the Antiracist Research & Policy Center, and Associate Director for the Center for Environment, Community & Equity.   

CLD Unexpected with Heather Hyden
The Role of Critical Community Development in Philanthropy

December 17th @ 12 noon
341 Barnhart Building
Philanthropy and grant-making around community and food systems development.   

CLD Seminar with Nicole Breazeale
How to Engage Community and Motivate Action Through Three Key Storytelling Techniques

January 21st @ 12 noon
341 Barnhart Building  
Our own Nicole Breazeale will be sharing her Extension project highlighting Story Work for Community Development. (Introductions by Shanna Morgan)

CLD Seminar with Visiting Fulbright Scholar Aparajita Sengupta 
February 18th @ 12 noon
341 Barnhart Building
"From Theory to Practice: Women Farmers and Sustainable Agri-food Systems in India and the US."


CLD Seminar Global Youth Entrepreneurship
March 25th @ 12 noon
Virtual via Zoom at:  https://uky.zoom.us/j/85161091908   Password:  994395  
From Africa to Appalachia, youth entrepreneurship is gaining momentum in the context of Community Development. This colloquium will include Hamady Diop with AUDA-NEPAD describing his work with youth entrepreneurs in food & agricultural innovation, UK’s Von Allman ‘entrepreneurship boot camp,’ John Justice with the Entrepreneurial Coal Lands Redevelopment Program in Eastern Kentucky, and our own Ron Hustedde’s work with youth in Eastern Kentucky.

CLD Unexpected Alumni Panel
April 15th @ 12 noon
341 Barnhart Building
An array of CLD alumni will be invited to share the influence of their time at UK on their unique paths to professionalism. Special emphasis on ideas and networking for current CLD students.