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Upcoming Continuous Learning Sessions:


April 14, 2021 Continuous Learning IRASLCE webinar debrief Stories of Our Work

Continuous Learning event on Wed, April 14th Registration:  


Join Maria Silva, Director of Neighborhood and Community Engaged Partnerships at the University of San Diego, for a debrief and application session of the sold-out International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Feb 18th webinar, "Engaging Ethical Practices to Lift up Diverse Stakeholder Narratives in Research and Program Inquiry." Facilitated by Chris Nayve (University of San Diego) and Kirk Holbrook (University of Pittsburgh). This event is open to all! 

This follow-up PBJN Continuous Learning session will focus on the application of the content of the webinar including "why stories are a compelling source of data, what stories need to be told, who should collaborate or contribute their stories, when and where to collect stories, how to attend to ethical tensions in the process, and diverse methods of dissemination."

A recording of the IARSLCE webinar, "Sharing Stories of Our Work" is available online here: 



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Neighborhood Context 


A tour of Minneapolis' Cedar-Riverside neighborhood via The Current 

"Cedar-Riverside has a deep cultural and artistic history; in the mid-1800s, the U.S. government forced Native inhabitants to sell their land, and soon Scandinavian and Eastern European immigrants began flooding the West Bank. In recent years, Cedar-Riverside has been a home to Somali refugees fleeing the country's civil war, which officially began in 1991. Thanks in large part to voluntary agencies, many Somali refugees found their way to Minnesota, which can now claim the largest Somali population in the United States."

Go inside 'Little Mogadishu,' the Somali capital of America

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