Community Building, Stronger Together: Creating Accessible and Inclusive Civics Programming
Saturday, January 28, 2023
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Location: Morial Convention Center, Room 395-396
Level of Participation: High
Please note: this session included small group work so there will be breaks in the presentation.
Need a fresh take on civics? Get the ideas, strategies, and resources for a community-based approach to civics programming and partnership development. Lauren Deering, Coordinator of Civic Engagement Programming, and Adriana Blancarte-Hayward, Manager of Outreach Services (The New York Public Library) will present an interactive session on designing and implementing your own “Everyday Civics” program–a community based conversation and learning series to inspire civic engagement, foster social connections, and advocate for positive change. This session will include presentation elements with interactive portions for small breakout sessions and group work, as well as time allocated for attendee Q&A.
Upon completion, participants will be able to successfully identify a minimum of three focus areas or topics for civics programming.
Upon completion, participants will be able to list two strategies to connect or reconnect with community based organizations, local presenters, and/or community leaders to collaborate on civics programming.
Upon completion, participants will be able to successfully design an Everyday Civics program that is reflective of and responsive to community needs and priorities.