Starting Date: 03-24-2006
Ending Date: 03-26-2006
United StatesMarch 24-26 will be the first statewide networking opportunity for campus leaders of organizations for students with disabilities. The CONNECT retreat will be held at the Leaven Retreat Center in Lyons Michigan. Students will have the opportunity to network with one another, share ideas, talk about past and present accomplishments, and learn by connecting with other leaders like themselves. The retreat will cover a variety of topics including:
How to network with other students and agencies in the state of Michigan to make a greater impact on the disability rights movement.
How to recruit and maintain membership.
How to keep the sustainability of your group when members graduate.
How to hold campus wide events, including recruitment of speakers.
and much, much more!
All topics were selected and chosen by conversations held with student disability organizations, and will be led by student leaders. This retreat is free to participants, including food, lodging and all events; a small stipend will be provided to cover transportation costs.
Geographical Scope: State