The Chebeague Island Council is a volunteer organization started in the 1940s on this Casco Bay Island with roughly 400 residents. The Council addresses a wide variety of community needs such as health and wellness, fuel assistance, hospice care, parades and festivals, and fundraising for local charitable causes. We were hired to facilitate a strategic direction workshop among members of the board, to help the Council take stock of its activities and plan for the future.
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Competition is over-rated. Collaboration please.
July 29th, 2021 by Craig Freshley
I’m afraid that our United States Congress has reached a point where they are unable to solve the problems of the nation. I’m afraid that the United Nations and other coalitions of nations lack political will to actually save our species from climate change. And I’m afraid when I see unnecessary conflict in our communities. …read more
How to Change the Culture of Congress
July 12th, 2021 by Craig Freshley
A couple weeks ago there was a hearing on Capitol Hill on How to Build a Move Civil and Collaborative Culture in Congress. I listened to it live and wrote to the staff afterwards, hoping to get involved. It was pretty inspiring. Chaired by Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Vice Chair Representative William Timmons (R-SC), …read more