Elizabeth DiLuzio

LAWG Week: Evaluating for Public Value: Making Service Count by Ronjanett Taylor, Sondra Collins, and Jason Torres Altman

Greetings, AEA365 readers! Liz DiLuzio here, Lead Curator of the blog. To whet our appetites for this year’s conference in beautiful New Orleans, this week’s posts come to us from the feature the perspectives of the Gulf Coast Eval Network (GCEval) members, where the uniqueness of doing evaluation in the gulf south will be on …

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LAWG Week: Expanding the Qualitative Toolkit: Skills Adopted from the Helping Fields by Jenna LaChenaye and Shannon McCarthy

Greetings, AEA365 readers! Liz DiLuzio here, Lead Curator of the blog. To whet our appetites for this year’s conference in beautiful New Orleans, this week’s posts come to us from the feature the perspectives of the Gulf Coast Eval Network (GCEval) members, where the uniqueness of doing evaluation in the gulf south will be on …

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LAWG Week: Putting Down Roots: The Gulf Coast Eval Network Comes of Age by William Faulkner

Greetings, AEA365 readers! Liz DiLuzio here, Lead Curator of the blog. To whet our appetites for this year’s conference in beautiful New Orleans, this week’s posts come to us from the feature the perspectives of the Gulf Coast Eval Network (GCEval) members, where the uniqueness of doing evaluation in the gulf south will be on …

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LAWG Week: Introducing: Disempowerment Evaluation by Sarah Mason

Greetings, AEA365 readers! Liz DiLuzio here, Lead Curator of the blog. To whet our appetites for this year’s conference in beautiful New Orleans, this week’s posts come to us from the feature the perspectives of the Gulf Coast Eval Network (GCEval) members, where the uniqueness of doing evaluation in the gulf south will be on …

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LGBT TIG Week: A Deeper Love: LGBTQ2S-Centered Anti-Oppressive, Equitable Evaluation in Practice by Michael Petillo & Rory Neuner

Please Note: This post was originally published during last year’s LGBT TIG Week. Hello! We’re Michael Petillo (he/they) with CES Partnership, LLC, and Rory Neuner (she/her) with the Barr Foundation. In today’s Pride Week post, we’re excited to explore what an anti-oppression evaluation practice means, and how it can empower LGBTQ2S people (among others, too!).  Anti-Oppression & LGBTQ2S   Oppression is …

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LGBT Issues TIG Week: Cultural Adaptation of LGBTQ Evaluation Trainings by Gregory Phillips II and Eva Sarr

We are Dr. Gregory Phillips II (he/him), Assistant Professor at Northwestern University and Chair of the LGBT TIG, and Ms. Eva Sarr (she/her), Founding Director of the Centre for Multicultural Policy and Program Evaluation and Founding Chair of the Australian Evaluation Society’s Multicultural Special Interest Group.  I (Gregory) have had the privilege to deliver many …

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LGBT Issues TIG Week: Perspectives from Emerging LGBTQ+ Evaluators: On Advocacy, Love, and Making a Difference by Esrea Perez-Bill

Hello! My name is Esrea Perez–Bill (She/her/They/them) with the EDIT Program at Northwestern University. I am an emerging LGBTQ+ evaluator who works alongside other emerging LGBTQ+ evaluators who were interviewed for this piece. Who is the Expert? Expertise has often been contextualized by power. It’s imperative to critique the traditional idea of expertise, and those …

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LGBT Issues TIG Week: The Double-Edged Sword of Queer Data by Scar Winter Kelsey

I’m Scar Winter Kelsey, a data analyst with the EDIT Program at Northwestern University. I invite my readers to investigate the double-edged sword of queer data collection and analysis and what it means for successful evaluation. Queer representation in our data systems is becoming more prominent – but what does this mean for queer liberation? …

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LGBT Issues TIG Week: Positionality: Mission, Methods, Motivations by Carlos Romero

Positionality is a relatively new term for me but, apparently, I have lots of it.  I’m Carlos Romero from Apex in Albuquerque.  Our evaluation portfolio focuses on equity work– education, health, food, and housing programs.  I’m Latino. Gay. And, growing up, my family was on the wrong side of many social determinants of health. So, …

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LGBT TIG Week: Intersectionality in Practice by Michael G. Curtis

Hi all! My name is Michael Curtis (he/him), and I’m speaking (kind of) to you from the Evaluation, Data Integration, and Technical Assistance (EDIT) team at Northwestern University. During 2020’s LGBT TIG week, my colleagues at EDIT wrote a piece focused on how important it was for evaluators to engage with the concept of intersectionality actively …

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