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Community
Engagement Fellows:

Africa

 

We are happy to introduce the inaugural cohort of Community Engagement Fellows: Africa, an opportunity to create community solutions through collaborations that transcend geographical, political, and sociocultural boundaries. 

 

Community leaders across Africa will have an opportunity to share their experiences as well as learning from fellow leaders from different African countries. Our varying contexts, dynamics and social problems from community to community will help create rich learning opportunities.

Meetings will be on Zoom and take place on Wednesdays from 8:00-9:15 pm East Africa Time. See the schedule below. The program is free and open to anyone working in community education and development in Africa.

 

Co-facilitators will be Dominic Savio, Director of the Akili Pana Initiative in Uganda, and Travis Tennessen, Convener of Community Engagement Fellows at Western Washington University, USA.

Questions? Contact cefellowsteam@gmail.com. 

COHORT SCHEDULE AND TOPICS

Meeting #1: Why Engagement? Why are you drawn to build new collaborations?

February 23, 8:00-9:15 PM East Africa Time (EAT)

Meeting #2: Preparing the Self What do you need to keep in mind about yourself as you engage?

March 2, 8:00-9:15 PM EAT

Meeting #3: Forming Lasting Partnerships When challenges arise, how will you and partners respond? 

March 9, 8:00-9:15 PM EAT

Meeting #4 Integrating Your Work How can new collaborations support your work holistically?

March 16, 8:00-9:15 PM EAT

Meeting #5: Defining Success Where will new collaborations take you and your partners?

March 23, 8:00-9:15 PM EAT

Meeting #6: Building Support Who will champion the collaborative work over time?

March 30, 8:00-9:15 PM EAT