Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Rural Action Staff and Vista Volunteer Training Workshops

Tags: Forestry, Measurement, Natural Resource Based Economic Development, Training, You Get What You Measure

Client Name: Rural Action

Client Type: Non-profit

Year: 2000

Location: Ohio

Yellow Wood designed and delivered, “You Get What You Measure®: Becoming a Learning Community,” for the staff and 31 Vista volunteers of Rural Action in Athens, Ohio. Staff and volunteers used the workshop to develop goals, indicators, and measures for their work in key program areas. Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. also designed and facilitated a session for special forest products professionals to assist Rural Action staff in determining priority interventions in the context of the ongoing work of many different groups.