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2020 U of M Human Service Sector SUMMER SERIES

07 Jul 2020 3:53 PM | Anonymous

LEADING COURAGEOUSLY IN THE HUMAN SERVICE SECTOR
2020 SUMMER SERIES

The Summer Series continues to grow leaders to be versed in participatory practices that engage whole family systems, to lead with practices that are centered on the voices of those most impacted by racial and systemic injustice, and to engage our communities to create the changes that we need. No matter if you are a seasoned practitioner or are simply curious, we welcome you to join us. All workshops will be held virtually.

Through generous support from the Kresge Foundation, Future Services Institute is committed to making these workshops accessible for all who want to participate. Registration fees for each workshop:

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• $25 Pay it Forward
(for well-resourced
organizations, covering costs of
this workshop and contribute to
our scholarship pool)

• $15 Nonprofit/Student
(for smaller nonprofit
organizations or students)


• $0
(For community or grassroots
organizations who wouldn’t be
able to participate without
financial support)


Coming up first...


ONLINE HOSTING
PRACTICES THAT WORK

JULY 21, 2020 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Hosted by: Sook Jin Ong and Rosalva Mujwid Hernandez

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Now that we are working virtually, how might we facilitate powerful conversations that are engaging? What tools are at our disposal? What are some ways you can translate your hosting practice onto new platforms? Boost your online hosting practices by experiencing some of your own tips with fellow practitioners.


Next up...

ONLINE COLLECTIVE SENSE-MAKING
JULY 29, 2020 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hosted by: Marcela Sotela and Jen Mein

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Planning and designing ways to engage participants to make meaning together, make collective insights visible, have artifacts to move forward wiser action. Use online tools to invite, capture and share all participants’ voices. Explore different levels of sensemaking from the individual to the larger collective through reflective practices. Let’s connect, share, and learn TOGETHER!


Later...

RESEARCH AND EVALUTION IN UNCERTAIN AND
CHANGING TIMES

AUGUST 10, 2020 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hosted by: Henriet Hendriks and Trupti Sarode

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Our world has shifted in many ways, COVID-19 has exacerbated racial inequalities before the murder of George Floyd further challenged all of us in different ways, laying bare the systemic racism in our institutions. The very institutions that are charged with doing research and evaluation. How do we answer the ethical, conceptual and methodological challenges around conducting research and evaluation in times of local and global unrest? How has the role of an evaluator and researcher changed throughout these times? What are some tools and methods that help uphold equity, fairness, and justice?


And Lastly...


OPEN SPACE SESSION ON
EQUITY IN THE HUMAN SERVICES SECTOR

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18th 1pm – 4pm
Hosted by: Donte Curtis, Ashley Bennett, and Katie Boone 

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Given the era of COVID and the racial injustice of George Floyd’s murder, what are the conversations we need to have now to ground our systems change work towards creating equity, inclusion and justice for all?



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