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¡Milwaukee Evaluation! Week: Lessons on Social Justice in Evaluation by Libby Smith

Hello! My name is Libby Smith, I work at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, where I am fortunate enough to work in evaluation in multiple capacities. Today I’d like to share with you some of the lessons I’ve learned from being a member of ¡Milwaukee Evaluation! First, Nicole Robinson and the rest of the executive board …

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EPE TIG Week: Two Social Justice Lessons for Environmental Program Evaluators by Marti Frank

I’m Marti Frank, a researcher and evaluator based in Portland, Oregon. Over the last three years I’ve worked in the energy efficiency and social justice worlds, and it’s given me the opportunity to see how much these fields have to teach one another. For evaluators working with environmental programs – and energy efficiency in particular …

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Maya Pilgrim on Seeing evaluation as social justice work

I’m Maya Pilgrim, the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault’s Evaluation Manager.  My work has focused on the primary prevention of sexual violence – addressing the root causes to prevent sexual violence from happening in the first place.  It means addressing systemic attitudes and inequities that while often similar, can look different according to context, a …

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LAWG Week: Bermene Piaro on Social Justice Work in Atlanta

Hi there! My name is Bemene Piaro. I am an epidemiologist, a longtime resident of the Greater Atlanta area, and peace and social justice activist. Atlanta is known for promoting change through social justice. Rad Resource: Social Justice Opportunities. Whenever Georgia has an execution scheduled, one can elect to protest the death penalty at the …

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LAWG Week: John Ridings on Social Justice and Non Profit Evaluation

Hello, my name is John Ridings and I’m a member of the Chicagoland Evaluation Association (CEA), along with being IRB Chair and faculty at the Institute for Clinical Social Work here in Chicago. Over the past 10 years, I’ve had the distinct privilege of serving as evaluation director for two of the largest providers of …

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Nora Murphy on the intersection of evaluation, social justice, trauma, and healing

Hi, I’m Nora F. Murphy, a developmental evaluator deeply committed to social justice. I recently attended the Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute (MESI) Spring Training and Donna Mertens’ workshop on Weaving Social Justice and Evaluation Together. Stimulated by the concepts and conversations I have been reflecting on how social justice appears in my practice and had the …

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MESI Week: Charmagne Campbell-Patton on Evaluation and Power Dynamics in a Social Justice Context

My name is Charmagne Campbell-Patton and I am an independent evaluator. This was my first year at MESI, and I really appreciated the focus on social justice. One of the main themes that ran across most of the presentations was the power that comes with the role of evaluator and our responsibility to use that …

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Ed Eval Week: Chad Green on Metasensemaking for Social Justice

I’m Chad Green, Program Analyst at Loudoun County Public Schools in Northern Virginia, and Chair of the PreK-12 Educational Evaluation TIG. Welcome to our sponsored AEA365 week in conjunction with Teacher Appreciation Week, which is celebrated from May 5-9 in the U.S. Since 2011, I have championed our TIG’s core values below as quoted from …

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FIE/MME Week: Bessa Whitmore on Researcher and Evaluator Roles and Social Justice

My name is Elizabeth (AKA: Bessa) Whitmore. Now a retired Professor from the School of Social Work, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, I have been a member of the Feminist TIG since its inception. The following entry draws on a chapter I am writing entitled “Researcher/evaluator roles and social justice” in a forthcoming Handbook on Feminist …

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Liz Zadnik on #SocialJusticeDay 2016

Happy Saturday!  I’m Liz Zadnik with another Saturday post.  As you may know, I am part of the anti-sexual violence movement and work at a state sexual assault coalition – my main focus being prevention and community engagement.  Today is International Social Justice Day and I would like today’s post to be celebration by sharing …

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