Civic Leadership Dialogues 2020-2021

Next date is Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm (ET)

About

We invite you to strengthen your civic leadership and interpersonal skills and join the Nashman Center at our Civic Leadership Dialogues!

All students are welcome!

Civic Leadership Dialogues consist of workshops, informational sessions, and casual dialogues on various topics including active citizenship, advocacy, leadership, diversity, equity, and other related topics. We focus on the overarching theme of inclusive excellence. Six sessions will be offered each semester.

* Note* For the Fall semester once registered, attendees will be emailed the Zoom participation link. Locations will be determined for Spring sessions based on university operations.


PATHWAYS OF PUBLIC SERVICE
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 7pm (EST) via Webex

Amy Cohen, Executive Director, Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service

This workshop will focus on the Pathways of Public Service and Civic Engagement and how students can engage in each pathway on and off campus. The Pathways of Public Service and Civic Engagement describe a range of possibilities by which we can make a contribution to the common good.


INCLUSIVE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 6pm (EST) via Zoom

Rochelle Yancey, Associate Site Manager, Jumpstart

This session will provide an overview of inclusive recruitment and retention strategies in order to diversify your team and effectively collaborate and communicate in ways that appreciate multiple perspectives.

ENTERING COMMUNITIES RESPECTFULLY: IMPLICIT BIAS IN COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 6pm (EST) via Zoom

Caleb Torres, Associate Manager, Jumpstart

This workshop will introduce the principles and practices for thoughtfully engaging with communities, including motivations, impact of social identities, and strategies for engaging in reciprocal, ethical, and respectful ways.

CLAIMING YOUR VALUES IN VOLATILE TIMES
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 7pm (EST) via Zoom

Will Brummett, Program Manager, Co-Curricular Service

This ethical reasoning workshop will explore the importance of naming and claiming your most important values in a time of social upheaval and uncertainty. Practices on grounding ourselves in our values even when it's the hardest will be discussed.

CULTIVATING CIVIC IDENTITY
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 7pm (EST) via Zoom

Dr. Rachel Talbert, Graduate Fellow, Community Engaged Scholarship

What is civic identity? How do you build it? This workshop will examine space/placed based identity and group identity in civic engagement.

LEADERSHIP FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 7PM (EST) via Zoom

Dr. Wendy Wagner, Director, Community Engaged Scholarship

This workshop will discuss the Social Change Model of Leadership and demonstrate how to apply the "7 C's" of leadership development for social change.

ADVOCACY ETHICS
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 12pm (EST) via Zoom

Peter Loge, Associate Professor, School of Media and Public Affairs, Director of External Relations, and Director of the Project on Ethics in Political Communication

Advocates and leaders know that leadership and social change require effective advocacy. Does that advocacy come with ethical considerations? Does how you make the case matter as much as the case you're making? Join Peter Loge for a discussion about what, if any, ethical responsibility you have as a communicator. Peter Loge is an associate professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs, has more than 25 years of experience in politics and strategic communication, and is the founder of the Project on Ethics in Political Communication.


SPRING 2021 DIALOGUES

REMOTE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 7pm (EST) TBD

Dr. Rachel Talbert, Graduate Fellow, Community Engaged Scholarship

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AS EQUITY WORK

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 6pm (EST) TBD

Charity Eddleman, Program Manager, School and Community Partnerships

ETHICAL LEADERSHIP

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 6pm (EST) TBD

Jovanni Mahonez, Assistant Director and Will Brummett, Co-Curricular Service

ARTS AND ADVOCACY

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 6pm (EST) TBD

Rachel Talbert, Graduate Fellow, Community Engaged Scholarship

WELLNESS, SERVICE, AND SOCIAL INNOVATION

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 6pm (EST) TBD

Dania Castro, Program Manager, Service and Social Innovation

DIGITAL STORYTELLING FOR SOCIAL IMPACT

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 6pm (EST) TBD

Jovanni Mahonez, Assistant Director and Alexis Simms, Graduate Assistant, Web and Communications

 

Positions
47 Remaining
Registration
Opens Aug 24, 2020 12:00pm

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