“One way to drive fear out of a relationship is to realize that your partner’s values are the same as yours, that what you care about is exactly what they care about. In my opinion, that drives fear out and makes for a great partnership, whether it’s a corporate partnership or a marriage.” —Steve Jobs A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to attend an AmeriCorps conference in Los Angeles. Geared specifically towards its VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members, there was discussion of capacity-building and sustainability as well as small group sessions regarding resource development, volunteer management, marketing, and outreach. It was inspiring to circulate with over 150
Hi, we're the Parks Foundation!
We're the worker bees found in that little office in Idlewild Park across from the California Building. We are grant writers, program developers, student educators, trail guides, AmeriCorps members, and above all, park lovers! Feel free to stop in our office with questions, concerns, ideas, or simply to say hello. You will get many hellos in return!