Consulting Services Available from Jim Diers

Speeches on themes related to community building: Diers has been a featured speaker at international conferences in Paris, Tokyo, and Taipei; at national conferences of the International City Managers Association, Project for Public Spaces, National Community Building Network, Neighborhoods USA, and Project for Public Spaces; and at scores of regional, provincial, and statewide gatherings.

Workshops on asset-based community development: Diers has conducted workshops ranging from two hours to two days for the Christian Reformed Church, Everett Council of Neighborhoods, Habitat for Humanity’s MidAmerica Region, Northwest Community Development Institute, Safe Streets of Pierce County, Sumner Community Summit, Sustainable Seattle, Trinity College Institute on Urban Learning and Action, Whitworth College, and World Vision.

Advice and assistance in establishing neighborhood programs: Diers has worked with local government, foundations, and community organizations in dozens of cities throughout North America and beyond.