:What's Next?: Civic Engagement Program : Institute for Human Development : University of Missouri - Kansas City

Civic Engagement Program

"The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand." Irene C. Kassorla

What's Next?


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What's Next? is a 7-week self-discovery series.  It is intended for women who need support and techniques to identify and explore their next steps for civic engagement.

  • Appreciate the role of public policy in our communities - how it is made, and how it can be influenced.
  • Discover how to use your mind to overcome barriers and maximize creative potential.
  • Identify personal passion and understand how that can influence the local community.
  • Understand the context of women in leadership.
  • Develop a plan for taking on leadership roles within the local community.
  • Date:

     Wednesdays, September 19, 2012 - October 31, 2012


    2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


    UMKC Administrative Center

    5115 Oak, 2nd floor Conference Center

    Kansas City, MO 64110


    $200 includes all materials.  Participants receive a certificate of completion.

    More information


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    Moira A. Mulhern, Ph.D., has extensive experience designing and implementing stress management, support and training programs for local hospitals and companies. She is a sought-after lecturer on issues related to the management of stress, resilience and chronic illness. 

    Julie Warm, Ph.D., Director UMKC Civic Engagement Program, has expertise and experience in local government, non-profit management, and higher education administration. With the UMKC Civic Engagement Program, she helps women engage in civic life. Julie is also co-director of service-learning program at UMKC.


    Register now

    To register:  follow the link above, 

    At the top of the page, click on the tab 'calendar', scroll down a bit and find the September 2012 calendar. Select September 19.

    Register by selecting a username/ password and providing contact information. If you are a returning user, just log in. Pay online, send a check or call with the credit card information. 

    Alternatively, download the flyer and mail in your registration information with payment.

    Contact Info

    Julie Warm, Ph.D.

    UMKC Civic Engagement Program

    215 West Pershing Rd., 6th floor

    Kansas City, MO  64108