Training, Events & Conferences

Village Movement California provides a variety of training opportunities based on member interest.


Recordings of  web based workshops covering branding and marketing, fund development and member survey results are available online to members.


Tuesday, February 5, 10:00 – 11:15 am, Making the Business Case for Villages. This web based workshop will cover the elements of a business case that you can use with an array of potential donors and funders. Mark you calendar!


Friday, May 31, 2019, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Hoag Hospital Conference Center,  Huntington Beach. Mark you calendar!


Our Executive Director spoke at the following events:

  • Tuesday, Oct 9, 9:00 – 10:30 am – Village to Village Network Conference General Session featuring Kate Hoepke and Charlotte Dickson: Village Movement California: Building A Social Movement.
  • October 3, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, SLO Village Convening “Revolutionizing Aging – Help Create What’s Next”, French Hospital, 1911 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo.
  • September 29, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sistahs Aging with Grace and Elegance in LA (SAGE), Veteran’s Memorial Complex, Culver City (SAGE serves African American women). Charlotte shared the podium with Jo Moore-Yeargin, Pasadena Village member.
Ashby Village members are clowning around

Member Spotlight

Ashby Village

With 600 members and volunteers, Ashby Village is a warm, welcoming community, rooted in connection, social support and a spirit of resiliency. We draw strength from one another to live our lives with vitality and joy. Given our Berkeley roots, we are socially active, too, advocating for policies to make our city age-friendly.