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Welcome to our site! The Advancing Communities Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that supports American Indian / Alaska Native communities in four areas:
  • Educational Attainment – academic preparation services from K-PhD
  • Environmental Stewardship – environmental training and partnerships to create sustainability for reservation families
  • Public Health – providing community education and support regarding physical and mental health and wellness
  • Leadership Development – workshops and training for young adults and professionals

Information about this organization available to the public upon request.

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  • Conference Overview

    This conference seeks to showcase some best practices in Tribal Leadership focusing on the following areas: Education Attainment, Environmental Stewardship, Public Health, and Leadership Development. More specifically, this first conference will feature several highly valuable training sessions for American Indian professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners focusing on Leadership Development.

    There will be a debut of the new Hopi Chamber of Commerce and networking opportunities for partnership development. This is a must attend event for those looking to make improvements to their skills and organizations.

  • Workshop Topics

    • Organizational Money Management: Estimates, Invoicing, Payment Processing, Bookkeeping & Tax Deductions
    • Options for Proper IT & Data Management: Managing organizational computers, devices, data & technology systems
    • Business Promotion & Management: Branding, Marketing Materials & ROI-focused Distribution Strategies
    • Hopi Chamber of Commerce: What can the Chamber do for you, your organization and the community
    • Organizational Development: How to lay the foundation for a growing business or organization
  • Proposed Agenda

    • 8:30am-9:00am :: Registration
    • 9:00am-9:30am :: Welcome & Symposium Orientation
    • 9:30am-10:30am :: Workshop Session I
    • 10:40am-11:50pm :: Workshop Session II
    • 12:00pm-1:00pm :: Lunch & Keynote Address
    • 1:00pm-1:50pm :: Workshop III
    • 2:00pm-3:30pm :: Coffee Break & Professional Networking
    • 3:40pm-4:30pm :: Community Discussion & Wrap Up