HIP GRANTEE CONVENING MINI-WORKSHOP
"Towards an Integrative Model of Social Change"
|ISABEL VINENT GRIMANY Ed.D|
PECI´s Isabel Vinent Grimany facilitated the mini-workshop "Toward an Integrative Model of Social Change" in Black Mountain, North Carolina for the Hispanics in Philantropy Grantee Convening. This workshop develops the idea that to increase social change impact, organizations can combine services provision, advocacy/lobby and systemic change in a more balanced approach.
Around 60 people representing more than 30 organizations serving the Latino communities in that region of the country participated from more than 20 cities and towns all over North Carolina.
Introduction exercise: Althea Gonzalez, M.Ed., (Hispanics in
Philanthropy, North Carolina Program Manager) and others quickly introduce
Getting to know each others work: What is my organization's main focus?
Using the forming groups tool “The lifeboats”
Isabel broke out the group (groups of 5!)
Group discussion 1: Choosing 3 programs or main activities that
are common to the group.
Group discussion 2: How does privilege affect the work we do with our
community? (Understanding privilege, "isms" and how to move forward
into structural change)
PECI´s Isabel Vinent Grimany facilitating the plenary session where organizations mapped out their predominant models of social change and how they are interrelated.
Towards an integrative model of social change
Classifying our common programs or main activities according to the 3 models of social change categories.
Classifying our common programs or main activities according to the 3 models of social change categories. Martha Matehuala (El Pueblo Inc, Raleigh), Elizabeth Schiemann (El Buen Pastor LCS, Winston-Salem), Luke Smith (El Futuro, Durham) and others
Classifying our common programs or main activities according to the 3 models of social change categories. Juvencio Rocha-Peralta (AMEXCAN, Greenville), Marina Castillo (Immigration Attorney, FaithAction International House, Greensboro) and others
|Classifying our common programs or main activities according to the 3 models of social change categories. Alex Villanueva (COLA), Elizabeth Turner (Executve Director, Centro de Enlace, Burnsville), Carolina Mcready El Centro, Henderson County and others.|
Amazing and beautiful Thresa N Isibor Ed.D. (Executive Director from
Hispanic Learning Center of Cabarrus County, Concord, NC), explaining how to
integrate the different models of social change.
Closing: Althea Gonzalez, M.Ed., (Hispanics in Philanthropy,
North Carolina Program Manager) thanks everyone for participating in the