Facilitation is an essential skill for a food systems leader – learn concepts, tools, and practices to help you in your facilitation journey.
Being an effective facilitator requires a person to be objective, practice active listening; be respectful of differences and establish a group process that ensures a neutral stance. The skilled facilitator can move a group process to engaging discussions, get the best from all members, and lead the members to a successful conclusion. This course is led by Veronica Flores, CEO, Community Health Councils, Inc.
About the Instructor
Veronica Flores is the Chief Executive Officer of Community Health Councils and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Southern California – Sol Price School of Public Policy. Prior, she was the President of Triple Notion, a consultant group providing strategic leadership and capacity building to non-profits, public health agencies, and start-ups seeking to scale multi-cultural social enterprises and initiatives while increasing financial sustainability. For the past 25 years, Ms. Flores has held executive positions in both private and nonprofit sector organizations as well as having a long history of activism on issues related to social justice, equity, and sustainability and as such, has co-founded various organizations including, Bienestar, the Audrey Lorde Project, and California Collegiate Charter School, to name a few. She currently serves as Co-Chair for the Los Angeles County Community Prevention & Population Health Task Force and on the Charles Drew Medical University-President’s Advisory Council.