Introducing Change in Resistant Systems for Health Equity and Institutional Racism

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Date & Time: Friday, February 22, 2013
9:30 AM-4:30 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School
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Worcester Division of Public Health
25 Meade Street
Worcester, MA 01610
Cost: $45 for morning workshop; free for afternoon forum
Sponsored by: Institute for Global Leadership
Description: Two Events Convened Friday, February 22, 2013, 9:30-12:30 and 2:00-4:30
To be held at Worcester Department of Public Health, 25 Meade Street, Room 109; RSVP by 2/19/2013; Suggested $45 donation for morning workshop; afternoon free

Introducing Change in Resistant Systems—A Workshop, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
It is a given that systems are resistant to change. You will learn important principles, assumptions, competencies, an intervention process and a case study to apply to resistant systems--taught from the perspective of Reconciliation Leadership at the United Nations and five continents for 20 years. For background of Virginia Swain, and

Health Equity and Institutional Racism: Brenda Jenkins, Joyce McNickles, Ed.D, Keesha LaTulippe, Carlton Watson (Invited) 2-4:30 pm Jeroan Allison and Virginia Swain, Moderators and Discussants. Other Distinguished Discussants:
 Jeroan Allison, M.D. M.S, Professor and Vice Chair, Associate Vice Provost for Health Disparities, UMASS Medical School
 Michael Hirsh, MD, Surgeon-in-Chief, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center, Acting Commissioner of Public Health, City of Worcester
 Brenda Jenkins, MOSAIC, Community Relations Director, Worcester YMCA, Co-Founder, Worcester Partnership for Racial and Ethnic Health Equity
 Joyce McNickles, Ed.D, McNickles and Associates
 Keesha LaTulippe, Red Tab, Legacy, Co-Founder, Worcester Partnership for Racial and Ethnic Health Equity
 Cathy O’Connor, Office of Healthy Communities, MA Department of Public Health
 Anna Sandidge, Reconciliation Leader and Justice Coordinator Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Louis Province (on skype)
 Clara Savage, Ed.D, Executive Director, Common Pathways
 Virginia Swain, M.A., Institute for Global Leadership
 Carlton Watson, Worcester Partnership for Racial & Ethnic Health Equity (Invited)

Click below on links to download and prepare for two events:
Derek Brindisi and Dr. Michael Hirsh, Soapbox, Community Health and Improvement Plan (CHIP);

“Leadership and Practice to Reconcile Challenges in a Post–September 11th World” Presented at the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies Conference, Columbia University by Virginia Swain and Dr. Sarah Sayeed, 2006;

“Reconciliation as Policy: A Capacity–Building Proposal for Renewing Leadership and Development," Presented at Columbia University as above, Swain and Sayeed, 2005;

Imagine Worcester & the World TV, Keesha LaTulippe, Joyce McNi, Katie Howe, Undoing Racism, Part !:;
Part 2:

United Nations: Global Health Equity: A Systems Approach Monday.April 15, Patriots Day, RSVP April 1. $295 tuition includes transportation $225/seniors/students

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Phone: 508-245-6843
Entered by: Virginia Swain

Created: February 15, 2013 at 12:06 PM
Last Modified: February 17, 2013 at 8:50 AM

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