UW-Madison Division of Extension Local Government Education publishes this announcement of statewide programs monthly. It includes UW-Madison Division of Extension programming and other programs of interest relating to local government that are offered in Wisconsin. Asterisked (*) programs are UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education programs. Information about UW-Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education and its programming may be found at localgovernment.extension.wisc.edu. Please send us brochures and announcements of programs of statewide interest to the attention of Hannah Katz (firstname.lastname@example.org).Please contact the specified program sponsor with questions about any particular programs.
Upcoming LGE Webinars –
Wednesday, December 1, 2021– “Leading for Racial Equity Series: Understanding Individual, institutional and systemic levels of oppression in state and local government” – 10:30 am to 12:00 noon, FREE. Systems of oppression can occur at all levels and are often unrecognized by those within local governments. During this webinar, you’ll sharpen your understanding of how systems of oppression operate at the individual, institutional and systemic levels, learn applications for addressing multilevel systems of oppression in organizations, and begin identifying and exploring equity project goals and implementation strategies. This session will be led by the nINA Collective, a multicultural group who bring decades of experience and expertise in systems change, equity and inclusion capacity building in local government. To register, please click on the registration link below https://charge.wisc.edu/LocalGovernment/workshop_register.aspx?workshop_id=134
Wednesday, January 5, 2022– “Leading for Racial Equity Series: From tolerance for diversity to deep systems change for equity in state and local government” – 10:30 am to 12:00 noon, FREE. Tolerance of diversity isn’t enough, local governments need to intentionally be equitable and inclusive in order to better serve their communities. This often involves changing local government systems. Through this webinar, you will understand organizational change management frameworks, learn how to integrate transformative leadership throughout your organization, and analyze the complexities of diversity, inclusion and equity and its application at the organizational level. This session will be led by the nINA Collective, a multicultural group who bring decades of experience and expertise in systems change, equity and inclusion capacity building in local government. To register, please click on the registration link below https://charge.wisc.edu/LocalGovernment/workshop_register.aspx?workshop_id=135
An EEO/AA employer, UW-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX and American with Disabilities (ADA) requirements. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of the program or activity for which it is needed. Please do so as early as possible prior to the program or activity so that proper arrangements can be made. Requests are kept confidential.