JLC Workshop: Achieving Collective Impact

Join the Jones Leadership Center in an interactive workshop focusing on giving and receiving feedback. We will define collective impact, apply collective impact concepts to real life examples, discuss techniques to sustaining collective impact initiatives, and learn how to implement a collective impact framework. Enjoy some free food while improving your leadership skills and meeting other students on campus that are interested in leadership. Plus, it is a great resume booster!

Indigenous Education Speakers’ Series: Dr. Rachel Byington

The UW-Madison School of Education will host Dr. Rachel Byington as part of the Indigenous Education Speakers’ series. She will give a talk titled “Equitable Education: Choices, Impact, and Change.” This presentation will share results from Dr. Byington’s study looking into the experiences of American Indian youth while learning about American Indians in the classroom.

MLK Symposium – An Evening with Benjamin Jealous

Join in community for an evening with Benjamin Jealous, a social entrepreneur, changemaker, and former NAACP president. Jealous will reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through the lens of his work as a civil rights leader, former investigative journalist, and educator.

Let’s Talk: Housing Justice with DaMontae January

This fall, the Willis L. Jones Leadership Center is excited to host speaker DaMontae January from Madison Community Cooperative and Casa del Rainbow in Madison. DaMontae is the Membership Coordinator for Madison Community Cooperative and has been in this position since 2020. Madison Community Cooperative is a non-profit housing cooperative that has over 200 members living in 11 different houses in downtown Madison. It’s mission includes being inclusive and accepting of all different groups and providing low-income residents with housing opportunities. Casa del Rainbow which strives to help young LGBTQ+ adults to be their authentic selves through community building and education. They offer young LGBTQ+ adults housing opportunities in Madison as well.