2019 Alumni Gathering: Detailed Agenda

Cultivating Power & Resilience  for Movement Leadership

Monday, April 22 & Tuesday, April 23, 2019
El Centro de la Raza
2524 16th Avenue S.
Seattle, WA 98144

This event will offer opportunities for (re)connection within our now 142-leader strong alumni network, help deepen our understanding of Academy Core Leadership Competencies, provide new and advanced learning opportunities, and include a 5-year anniversary celebration on Monday evening, April 22. Join us to explore how we as individuals and a network are working to advance and practice our equity and leadership skills and what new ways of thinking and operating can help us build resilience, adaptivity, and collaborative approaches to social change work.

Workshop descriptions and speaker details to be added soon.

10:15 amCoffee/Tea & Registration 
10:30 amWelcome from El Centro de la Raza & JustLead Washington
10:45 amPast, Present & Future: The Birth & Growth of the Leadership Academy & Role of JustLead Washington in the Movement for Equity & Justice
11:00 amPlenary: Adaptive Leadership to Advance Social Justice
12:15 pmBreak
12:30 pmLunch & Leadership Story
1:30 pm Concurrent Workshops

Leadership Stories Part 1: Reboot & RefreshManaging & Supervising with a Lens of Equity
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pmConcurrent Workshops

Talking About Race Facilitating Conversations on Race
4:45 pm Leadership Story & Closing Remarks for the Day
6:00-8:00 pm

(Doors Open 5:30pm)

5 Year Leadership Academy Celebration “Fun” Raiser Variety Show, Centilia Cultural Center @ El Centro de la Raza

Tickets for the Celebration: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/juswas/event/799866/

 To Register Your Act: http://tinyurl.com/EJCLA5yearshow

 Tuesday, April 23

8:00 amBreakfast
8:45 am Leadership Academy Core Competency Refresher & Infusing Race Equity in our DNA: Taking Our Network’s Race Equity Work to the Next Level
9:45 amConcurrent Workshops

Confronting Conflict to Transform Our WorkplacesLeadership Stories Part 2: Stand & Deliver
11:30 amLunch & Racial Justice Caucusing in El Centro de la Raza’s Historical Building

People of Color CaucusWhite Caucus
1:10 pm Racial Justice Caucusing Large Group Discussion Debrief in Centilia Cultural Center
1:30 pm Break 
1:45 pm Leadership Story
2:00 pmPlenary: Creating Community Accountability & Partnerships
3:00 pmCo-Creating the Leadership Academy’s Future: Closing remarks from Ada Shen-Jaffe
3:45 pm Adjourn
5:00 pm Closing Dinner at El Quetzal