Workshop Structure

What makes Centresa workshops and classes unlike any other. Setting of the classes – that is to say, the physical environment – is critical to the success of the Centresa model. From the moment the attendee enters the Village, he or she is aware of being in an environment that is different from his/her day-to-day. There … Continue reading Workshop Structure

Workshops, Classes, Seminars

Centresa will design and present workshops, classes and seminars in person, online, on demand. In addition, space will be available for like-minded individuals/groups to lease. There will be several high-tech classrooms (different resources and seating capacities). Centresa both presents our own classes as well as renting the rooms to like-minded individuals, organizations and communities. Having attended 3 … Continue reading Workshops, Classes, Seminars

Learning Centers

Class and workshop areas Natural outdoor rooms for yoga, tai chi, theater, picnics; trails and pathways Computer lab for nonprofits and small business members to learn and use software, social media pages, etc. Staffed by student interns. Media Center to produce Centresa and member media products A well-equipped Community Room-for-Rent (e.g. AA, neighborhood association) LIVING … Continue reading Learning Centers

Network of Learning

Work with nonprofits and small businesses to develop learning opportunities and learning environments throughout community Find companies to host classes at their locations; sponsor classes and/or student expenses in return for media recognition Lots of field trips and meet-ups to any number of local businesses, government offices, farms, factories, museums, historic sites, natural environments "Instead … Continue reading Network of Learning

University as a Marketplace

Develop and teach classes & workshops on diverse subjects Encourage associations & networking throughout workshops Provide online access for additional information & advocacy opportunities Provide learning & media centers for small businesses and nonprofit DIY'ers Produce guidebooks, resources, class material, online content Classes taught at Centresa and throughout the community "Establish the university as a … Continue reading University as a Marketplace

Issues & Advocacy

Photos, audio/video, written accounts, all collected for each of the preceding workshops, classes and projects. Different perspectives, different interviews. Student intern journalists & bloggers. We document every step of the process. Re-purposed as class material, press releases, guidebook, etc. Activities and events publicized to local media to demonstrate community action. Work with local political candidates; … Continue reading Issues & Advocacy