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Leadership efforts in the Hispanic community.
A first-ever Latino summit, sponsored by AT&T Michigan, was held on December 9, 2011 at the MSU Kellogg Center. The Michigan Alianza para Mejoramiento y Avance (MI-ALMA- Michigan Alliance of Latinos Moving Towards Advancement) convened over 100 Michigan Hispanic leaders and professionals for this important event. The focus was specifically on education and civic engagement, two important areas that can have tremendous impact on the trajectory of the lives of young children.
State economic development policies: what works?
Watching Teachers Work: New Paper Argues for the Use of Observation in Early Ed
Author(s): Lisa Guernsey
The title question is asked in a video presented by Sarah Salguera, Program Director at the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance when hosting a migrant camp visit in Ottawa County. This two minute and forty five seconds video, “What Happens”, is about a Michigan community that encountered the need to increase acceptance of people from diverse backgrounds. A second video presented, “Stop Stereotypes Campaign” which is three and a half minutes long, asks, “What do we assume?”
We often hear the term multicultural competency. What does it have to do with the systems work that you do? What does it mean to those you interact with in a daily basis and to those you hope to engage in the work? In our busy schedules, we do not often take the time to share with each other and learn from and about each other.
Over the years I have come to understand that leadership development is largely about the opportunity to support personal growth and character refinement.
Who are the unsung heroes in your community?
Success is achievable without public recognition, and the world has many unsung heroes (Michael DeBakey, M.D. in Success Secrets of Super Achievers by Stovall).
Making assumptions based on your culture’s communication rules.