ReLeaf Network Retreat 2017

ReLeaf Network Retreat May 22-23, 2017 in Oakland

ReLeaf Network Members

Join us for our annual Network Retreat!

Download the ReLeaf Network Retreat Agenda Packet (.pdf)

Mon May 22 – Reception & Film Screening City of Trees: 6 – 9pm. Film screening will start at 7pm. At The Greenlining Institute, 360 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Tues May 23 – ReLeaf Network Retreat: 8am – 4pm w/Coffee & Sign In at 7:30am at the Lake Merritt Sailboat House, 568 Bellevue Avenue Oakland 94610

Download Info on Travel Stipends for up-to-date Network members here (.pdf)

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Boething Treeland Farms, Arborwell Professional Tree Management, West Coast Arborists

Become a ReLeaf Retreat Sponsor here!

Come for a Very Interactive Retreat – No PowerPoints!

May 23 Agenda:

7:30am – Sign In and Coffee

8:00am – Retreat Starts!

  • Network Sharing: Round Robin…on your exciting and challenging projects
    Host: Amelia Oliver, California ReLeaf
  • Visionaries & Pragmatists: why nonprofits need both…and how to become a visionary
    Host: Cindy Blain, California ReLeaf
    Ray Tretheway, Sacramento Tree Foundation
  • 10:00am – Break
  • Leaning into Climate Change…and supporting ourselves as community activists
    Host: Amelia Oliver, California ReLeaf
    Adélàjà Simon, Growing Together
    Jen Scott, Mountain Stream Meditation Center (formerly w/TreePeople)
    Both Jen & Adélàjà trained as facilitators with Joanna Macy on her practice of The Work That Reconnects

12:15pm – Lunch

  • Connecting youth to tree care jobs…and economic revitalization
    Host: Cindy Blain
    Kemba Shakur, Urban ReLeaf
    Andy Trotter, West Coast Arborists
  • Funding: New Grant Opportunities for trees…and how do we best access these funds?
    Host: Chuck Mills
    Kevin Jefferson, Urban ReLeaf
  • Funding: AB1530…and how do we fund maintenance?
    Host: Chuck Mills
  • Closing Discussion – all

    Farewells 4:00pm

Come hang out with compadres who love trees & people. Share stories, ideas, and bad puns…