VIRTUAL LEARNING LAB ARCHIVE

Creating Pathways for Community Leadership

Thursday, November 19, 2020

 3pm – 4pm ET / 12pm – 1pm PT

Harnessing community strengths and assets -- such as existing parent and community leaders -- are critical to building local capacity and scaling up innovative solutions. This session highlights local models for creating sustainable leadership pathways for parents, caregivers, and community stakeholders to not only participate, but also design and implement systems change efforts. Speakers will highlight unsung leadership stories and examples of parent-led efforts to address pressing and emerging community challenges, from improving access to health promoting resources to mitigating natural disasters and COVID-19.

Featured speakers include:​​

  • Allentza Michel, Founder, Powerful Pathways

  • Regina Elmi, Executive Director, Supporting Partnerships in Education and Beyond; Parent Leader, Family Leadership Design Collaborative

  • Ann Ishimaru, Associate Professor of Education, University of Washington; Co-principal investigator, Family Leadership Design Collaborative;

  • Moderator: Ronda Alexander, Director of Operations, Vital Village Network at Boston Medical Center

Simultaneous Spanish interpretation services will be available  / La interpretación simultánea en español estará disponible.

VIRTUAL LEARNING LAB ARCHIVE

Reimagining Child Welfare: Equitable Models for Collaborative Family Leadership

Thursday, December, 2021

 1pm – 2pm ET / 10am – 11am PT

This session will reimagine child welfare systems by exploring innovative community-based and peer-led models to support family strengths, and efforts to address racial justice and equity in child protection.

Featured speakers include:​​

  • Jeanette Vega, Co- Executive Director for Leadership and Policy, RISE

  • Marv Neal, Executive Director, 365Dad

  • Moderator: Ronda Alexander, Director of National Partnerships, Vital Village Networks at Boston Medical Center

Simultaneous Spanish interpretation services will be available  / La interpretación simultánea en español estará disponible.