Calendar of Network Events
These events are hosted by the Network as well as other agencies and organizations doing similar work around racial equity. If you have an event you would like listed on our calendar, please contact us at info@TheNetworkWI.com.
Registration for the 2018 Wisconsin Indian Education Association Conference “Revitalizing Tribal Nations Through Community Engagement” is now open. This year’s conference is sure to have something for everyone, whether your an administrator, teacher, paraprofessional, parent, student, community member, tribal leader or simply have an interest in American Indian education!
The virtual roundtable examines the laws and policies concerning undocumented students and provides a discussion of how best stakeholders can support their undocumented students. The roundtable discussion is intended to provide participants with the opportunity to talk with and ask questions to a subject matter expert related to the various laws and policies concerning undocumented students. The presenter will provide an update of the law concerning DACA and undocumented students and discuss how to best navigate students through the P-20 pipeline.
The intensive, two-day seminar is designed to challenge participants who have successfully completed Beyond Diversity. BDII participants must be grounded and practiced in utilizing the Agreements, Conditions, and Compass. Enrollment is indication that you are poised for more rigorous inquiry into your own personal investment in racism and desire greater accountability surrounding your professional leadership for racial equity.
The purpose of this workshop is to raise awareness about what school districts and tribal language departments or divisions are doing by giving participants an opportunity to share and exchange information and ideas about their programming and the work they are engaged in in their communities.
Like many cultures, American Indians use storytelling as a way to pass down customs, history and heritage. Through the exploration of these oral traditions and the shared stories from Louis Clark III and Margaret Noodin, we can learn about and celebrate, the rich history, language and traditions that provide insight into a rich legacy.
This early childhood tribal networking event will provide opportunities for facilitators, presenters, and participants to share information, resources, best practices, and model programs.
A culturally-based approach to healing unresolved grief and inter-generational trauma, especially for Native people from the United States and Canada. Mending Broken Hearts is open to any adult.
The Diversity Leadership Institute & Moore, a program of The Privilege Institute, is pleased to announce our inaugural summer camp for future leaders at University of Wisconsin - Green Bay from June 17-22, 2018. This is the region’s first ever diversity and leadership development overnight summer institute for kids entering grades 9-12. The Diversity Leadership Institute experience will be demanding, supportive, and nurturing. This will be one week with no cell phones.
At the 2-day Academy, teams who have completed a previous ICS Equity Institute will (a) analyze the ICS Equity implementation process and up-dated equity audit data in your school/district to date, problem solve around challenges, and leave with updated concrete next steps and long range plans; and (b) engage with further content on co-planning to co-serve and instructional practices, and proactively educating students with behavioral challenges, significant intellectual disabilities, students who are linguistically diverse and advanced learners.
At the 3-day Institute, new teams will (a) strengthen their understanding and implementation of the framework and process of Integrated Comprehensive Systems for Equity; (b) engage in a deep equity analysis of their school, district, region, or state; and (c) complete an action plan and next steps to increase achievement of all students regardless of race, ethnicity, social class, gender, language, religion, sexual/gender identity and their intersections.
Call for Proposals
Equity Leaders Institutes are transformative two-day learning experiences intended to increase participants’ capacities to advance and sustain equitable practices in teaching and learning. Organizations are encouraged to send teams; space is limited to 60 participants, and interested individuals are asked to submit an application online. This year’s institute focuses on analyzing policies, practices, structures, and interactions within seven specific domains for systemic transformative change towards equity.
The Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center's Annual State Leaders’ Summit is an invitational, one-day experience, designed to engage state leaders in strategic dialogue focused on ensuring equitable education opportunities for all students and to foster cross-state collaborative partnerships. This year’s Summit will bring together Region III state-level leaders from Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, South Dakota, Nebraska, and North Dakota and scholars to participate in critical conversations about equity considerations and solutions related to stakeholder engagement.
The YWCA Madison is inviting submissions for workshop proposals for the 2018 Racial Justice Summit, a leading regional multiracial gathering on racial justice. This year’s conference will be held October 2nd & 3rd at the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI. The theme of this year’s Summit is Reclaiming Our Story.
This event is for school and district teams, including community and family members, comprised of diverse individuals who are responsible for systemic change resulting in improved achievement, particularly for students of color, students with IEPs, students experiencing poverty, and English learners.