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!
Emerging Leaders Retreat
Join the Jones Leadership Center in a weekend retreat centering around authentic leadership. Whether you are currently in a leadership position or just want to learn more about leadership, all are welcome at this unique retreat experience. Through this retreat you will be able to learn more about yourself and become more self-aware as a leader, connect with others who value leadership, and reflect on the true meaning of leadership. Applications close on March 6th.
Indigenous Education Speakers’ Series: Dr. Noah Romero
Join the Department of Education Policy Studies for the next event in their Indigenous Education Speakers’ Series, featuring Dr. Noah Romero. Dr. Romero is a decolonial theorist and critical Indigenous studies scholar-educator. He will give a talk titled “Decolonial Underground Pedagogy: Decolonizing Education through Subcultural Learning.”
JLC Workshop: How to Work in Diverse Teams
Join the Jones Leadership Center for a fun, interactive workshop focused around working in diverse teams. We will learn how to work with teams through a variety of challenges, learn and apply your personal work style, review methods of how to build an effective and engaged team, and understand the connection between team building and leadership. Engage in fulfilling conversations with other students interested in leadership and enjoy some free snacks. Participation also counts toward the Leadership Certificate and makes for a great resume builder!
Student Employee Diversity Forum
Whether you are a current UW-Madison Student Employee or not, we all play a part in creating an inclusive Badger community for all. Join your peers in this thought-provoking forum which will provide an opportunity to exchange ideas while engaging in a variety of topics on diversity, identity and inclusion. The forum consists of a keynote address and 2 workshop session on Friday March 3rd, 2023. Students can attend any or any portion provided as part of the Diversity Forum. All sessions will take place in person at the Gordon Dining and Event Center and will be an hour in length.
JLC Workshop: How to Give and Receive Feedback
Join the Jones Leadership Center in an interactive workshop focusing on giving and receiving feedback. We will discuss a variety of ways to approach feedback, work to understand and apply techniques in both giving feedback and receiving it from others, and finally learn why feedback is important to leadership development. 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!
A Conversation with Tyler James Williams
Join the Black History Month Planning Committee for their keynote event with NAACP Image and Golden Globe winning actor, Tyler James Williams. Williams is known for his role as Gregory from the ABC hit series, Abbott Elementary (2021). Williams got his start in the entertainment industry as a child actor and he was the lead title character in the sitcom, Everybody Hates Chris (2005). He also appeared in films like Let it Shine (2012), Dear White People (2014), The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021). Audience Q&A . DOORS OPEN 6:30PM
An Educational Model for Black Linguistic and Cultural Reparations
Join the Language Institute for a Zoom talk with Anne Charity Hudley. This current time of pandemics and protests is a visceral and constant reminder that the racial and economic legacies of slavery were not only unresolved but continue to determine the course of our daily lives. Few universities have attempted to address these past and present injustices through direct and explicit reparations. Charity Hudley expands on Labov (1972) and Rickford (1987). She reformulates the principle of debt incurred and the unequal partnership between linguistics and the African American speech community into a model for linguistic reparations.
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.
Social Justice Leadership Retreat 2022
The Social Justice Leadership Retreat (SJLR) helps students explore their personal stories and experiences in relation to their peers and in the contexts of systems of power and oppression.