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CP TIG Week: The Stories our Communities Tell: How Evaluations Can Promote Equity and Parity in Access to Service Provision by Martha Hernandez-Martinez & Lumarie Orozco

Hello everyone! We are Martha Hernandez-Martinez, MPA & Lumarie Orozco, MA,  community psychologists currently working at Casa de Esperanza, a national advocacy organization on domestic violence focusing on Latino communities. Through the National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities (NLN), Casa de Esperanza’s national clearinghouse for policy, training, and research, we provide training and …

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CP TIG Week: Community Psychology Foundations for Practice: Practicing our Values by Ann Price & Susan Wolfe

We are Ann Price of Community Evaluation Solutions and Susan Wolfe, of Susan Wolfe and Associates. We are both community psychologists and bring our community psychology values to everything we do. We do a lot of work with community coalitions primarily through training and evaluation. The primary values that ground our work include: respect for …

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ACM TIG Week: Shifting the Value of Evaluation by Jeremy Foutz

Hello! I’m Jeremy Foutz, principal at STEAM Workgroup and chair of the Arts, Culture, and Museums TIG which addresses evaluation in informal learning environments. For those unfamiliar with the phrase, the informal learning sector includes a large group of organizations, such as libraries, zoos, museums, historic sites, science centers, and arts centers. I’m writing this …

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NPF TIG Week: Some Suggested Principles to Guide Nonprofits and Foundations to Collaborate Collaborating for Equity and Justice By Susan Wolfe and Ann Price

We are Susan Wolfe, of Susan Wolfe and Associates and Ann Price of Community Evaluation Solutions. Even before the pandemic, nonprofits and foundations were increasingly exploring ways to more towards more collaborative relations. Since the pandemic, the call for foundations to examine what types of social change initiatives they fund and who they fund is …

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ICCE TIG Week: Speaking Truth to Power and Participation in International and Cross-Cultural Evaluation by Sandra Ayoo

I am Sandra Ayoo, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor of Educational Research Methodology, currently teaching, practicing and doing research on Program Evaluation at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. I practiced program evaluation in international development for several years in over 35 African countries as a national and international expert, and I experienced firsthand the power dynamics …

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AEA Guiding Principles: Maintaining Ethical Standards and Conducting Meaningful Evaluation by Xiaoxia Newton

Hi, I’m Xiaoxia Newton, a member of the 2019-2020 Guiding Principles Working Group and an Associate Professor at Cato College of Education, University of North Carolina Charlotte. In this blog, I share what my colleagues and I learned about the tension between evaluators actively engaging program stakeholders in the evaluation process and evaluators’ obligation to …

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Reflections on Constructivism Week: Valuing whose values? by Valerie Marshall

Hello! My name is Valerie Marshall. I am a Project Manager at The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University and a student in Michael Harnar’s Qualitative Research Methods in Evaluation class. Today, I would like to talk with you about the integral place of values in evaluation. Values underlie the standards and criteria used to …

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Visionary Evaluation Week: Living as a Visionary Evaluative by Lovely Dhillon

I’m Lovely Dhillon, CEO of Jodevi Consulting based in Atlanta, GA. I have been privileged throughout my career to work with visionaries across the world who share a dedication to using their expertise and life experience to create a better world. Beverly Parsons and Matt Keene, co-editors of Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable Future, and …

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Visionary Evaluation Week: Visionary Evaluation through Design & Systems Thinking by Cameron Norman

My name is Cameron Norman and I am a contributor to the book Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable, Equitable Future edited by Beverly Parsons, Lovely Dhillon and Matt Keene. I’m also a professional evaluator and designer who works with organizations on issues of innovation – which is often about creating services and products that move …

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Visionary Evaluation Week: Being a Visionary Evaluative as an Internal Evaluator by Eric Barela

Hello, I’m Eric Barela, Salesforce’s Director of Measurement and Evaluation. I had the privilege of contributing a chapter to Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable, Equitable Future focusing on the business sector in 2030. Through my writing, I was able to reflect on how being a Visionary Evaluative (VE) influences my work as an internal evaluator. …

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