The Office of Civic & Community Engagement is proud to offer multiple training and workshop opportunities for faculty, staff, and students this fall. Register to attend a training(s) with the Professional Development Center.
Preparing for Community Engagement
In this introduction to community engagement concepts and strategies, participants will learn more about the concepts that govern strong community engagement work. Learn more about opportunities for engagement in Winston-Salem and make a plan for future engagement. This workshop is designed for individuals who are interested in being more involved in the community outside of Wake Forest whether they are students, staff, or faculty and want to learn more about community engagement work across higher education. This training is open to faculty, staff, undergraduate, and graduate students.
- October 2 | 4:00-5:30 p.m. | Carswell 101 | Facilitated by Brad Shugoll and Camry Wilborn
- October 23 | 4:00-5:30 p.m. | Carswell 101 | Facilitated by Shelley Sizemore and Jasmine Hodges
- November 6 | 4:00-5:30 p.m. | Carswell 101 | Facilitated by Brad Shugoll and Jasmine Hodges
Lunch and Learn: People’s History of Winston-Salem
Bring your lunch and join the Office of Civic & Community Engagement in this highly participatory workshop. Together you will work alongside other workshop participants to dig deeper into seminal moments in the history of Winston-Salem and ask questions about what they tell us about the city we live in, the residents that have led and continue to lead it, and the work that still needs to be done.
- October 4 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | ZSR Library 476 | Facilitated by Shelley Sizemore
- October 24 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Reynolda Hall 301 | Facilitated by Camry Wilborn
- November 8 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | ZSR Library 476 | Facilitated by Deb Marke
Introduction to Community Engaged Practices (Faculty and Staff Only)
Your one stop shop for preparing to engage in a community-based project. This workshop covers relationship building, project scoping, and impact measurement while also highlighting several different theories of community engagement to help you think critically about your own community-based work. This workshop can be tailored by audience and includes personal goal setting. This training is open to faculty and staff only.
- October 21 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. | ZSR Library 476 | Facilitated by Shelley Sizemore
Social Justice 101
Participants in Social Justice 101 will investigate identity, power, and privilege; consider systems of oppression and liberation; and identify strategies for advocacy and social change. This training is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
- October 29 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.| ZSR Library 476 | Facilitated by Marianne Magjuka
- November 5 | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.| ZSR Library 476 | Facilitated by Marianne Magjuka
Deepen your civic engagement with these strategies for reflection. In this workshop you will learn techniques for leading small and large group reflections on community engaged experiences and practice by thinking critically about your own civic journey.
November 13 | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. | Benson Center 409 | Facilitated by Brad Shugoll
Organizing, Advocacy, Social Change
In this interactive session, students will investigate the principles of community organizing. Participants will evaluate strategies for building coalitions and designing campaigns for social change. This training is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
- November 19 | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. | Benson Center 410 | Facilitated by: Marianne Magjuka
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