Latino/a Responsive Evaluation Discourse

LA RED TIG Week: How you see Latina/o/x communities. Do you see Latina/o/x communities? by Grisel M. Robles-Schrader

Hola/Hi, I’m Grisel M. Robles-Schrader, co-chair of the Latinx Responsive Evaluation Discourse (La RED) TIG with David Garcia. Long before recent events in El Paso, Texas and Gilroy, California, Latina/o/x communities have been the center of political, social, and media messaging claiming that we are not legitimate, contributing members in American society and culture. Diversity and …

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LA RED TIG Week: Language Justice in Evaluation by Ana Paula Noguez Mercado, Ada Palotai and Susan Ghanbarpour

Para leer esta entrada de blog en español, presione aquí: La Justicia Linguistica en la Evaluacion. Authors’ Note: We regret that most links in this entry are only available in English, a disparity that we acknowledge further perpetuates the very issue of linguicism we discuss here. We will do what we can to furnish AEA with …

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LA RED TIG Week: Evaluating Culturally-Specific Services in Latinx-Serving, Gender-Based Violence Organizations by Josephine V. Serrata & Rebecca Rodriguez

Hello, we are evaluators who work alongside Latinx-serving organizations. Josephine V. Serrata, Ph.D. is an independent evaluation consultant and licensed psychologist in Austin, Texas and Rebecca Rodriguez, Ph.D. (Atlanta, GA) is the director of research and evaluation at the National Latina Network for Healthy Families and Communities, a project of Casa de Esperanza, a nationally …

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LA RED TIG Week: Let’s Talk About Race by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Hi, my name is Elizabeth DiLuzio, and I’m the Manager of Evaluation and Strategy at Good Shepherd Services in New York City. Today, I want to talk about race. As evaluators, we are united by a commitment to social justice. Yet when is the last time you stopped to consider what it means when race …

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LA RED TIG Week: Latinx-LGBTQ Intersectionality – Implications for Culturally Responsive Evaluation by David Garcia and Gregory Phillips II

Hola/Hello! We are Dr. David Garcia, a bilingual/bicultural Latinx public health researcher with extensive experience working with LGBTQ and Latinx communities, and Dr. Gregory Phillips II, an HIV epidemiologist with over a decade of work in culturally responsive evaluation with LGBTQ populations. As our political climate continues to unjustly target and stigmatize many populations, we …

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LA RED TIG Week: Centering Latina/o/x Voices in Evaluation Practice by Grisel M. Robles-Schrader and Robin Horner

Saludos/Greetings I’m Grisel M. Robles-Schrader, Director of Evaluation, Stakeholder-Academic Resource Panels (ShARPs), and Director of the Applied Practice Experience at Northwestern University. I am also co-chair of the Latinx Responsive Evaluation Discourse (La RED) TIG. And I’m Robin Horner, a member of La RED and the evaluation manager with Korwin Consulting, an evaluation and planning firm …

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MIE & La RED TIGs Week: Community Engagement in Evaluation by Grisel Robles-Schrader

Hi I’m Grisel (pronounced Gruh-cell) Robles-Schrader, Director of Evaluation, Stakeholder-Academic Resource Panels (ShARPs), and Director of the Applied Practice Experience at Northwestern University. I am also co-chair of the Latinx Responsive Evaluation Discourse (La RED) TIG. Community engagement evaluation creates “processes for many people in a community to bring their experience, knowledge and dreams to …

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MIE & La RED TIGs Week: The Cultural is Political by Satlaj Dighe

Hi there! I’m Satlaj Dighe, doctoral candidate in Evaluation Studies program at University of Minnesota. Before joining the Ph.D. program, I worked with diverse communities in India and South-east Asia as a health trainer, researcher and community mobilizer. These are my thoughts on how to navigate power and politics working with diverse and multicultural communities. …

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MIE & La RED TIGs Week: No Tricks, Real Talk on Healing Racialized Trauma on the Evaluator’s Path by Geri Peak

Greetings good people, Geri Peak here.  I work to transform ‘selves and systems, countering racism through evaluation, training, facilitation and arts integrated learning with a collaborative of professionals in Baltimore and Beyond. Mindelyn Andeson and I hosted a thinking and healing space inspired by how white privilege, superiority and fragility infringed upon program activities, quality …

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MIE & La RED TIGs Week: Fostering Diversity and Inclusion in AEA Leadership by Eric Barela and Lisa Aponte-Soto

Hello! We are Eric Barela and Lisa Aponte-Soto, AEA Board Members-at-Large and members of the Latinx Responsive Evaluation Discourse (La RED) TIG. Eric is the Director of Measurement & Evaluation at Salesforce.org and Lisa is the Associate Director of Community Engaged Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The Latinx population is one of …

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