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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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How a Seasoned Consultant Navigates Social-Justice-Oriented Evaluation by Jara Dean-Coffey

Hi, I am Jara Dean-Coffey, founder of Luminare Group and The Equitable Evaluation Initiative, and an AEA board member. Thinking about how to deal with push back in social-justice-oriented evaluation takes me back to the beginning of my career.  When I started in consulting in California, it was a different landscape. Conversion foundations were emerging, …

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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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ToE TIG: Co-Creating a Living Laboratory to Cultivate Socially Responsive Evaluators by Kathleen Doll, Jennifer Villalobos and Leslie Fierro

Greetings! We are Kathleen Doll and Jennifer Villalobos (doctoral students at Claremont Graduate University (CGU)), led by Leslie Fierro (Evaluation Professor at CGU). In Winter 2018 we launched the “Educating Socially Responsive Evaluators Project” with our colleagues at the Community Engagement Center (CEC) at Pitzer College, one of the five undergraduate institutions within the Claremont …

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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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