Place-Based Justice Network Summer Institute 2018 - Loyola University Maryland  

Participant AgendaPDF LUM MAP for PBI 2018

last updated May 31, 2018

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INSTITUTE GOALS

 

  • Develop a shared understanding of the values and purpose of the Place-Based Justice Network.
  • Build a network promoting collective impact, reciprocal and balanced relationships in place-based partnerships using a critical lens.
  • Support staff of color to build relationships across institutions and foster leadership in the predominantly white field of university community engagement.
  • Support white identified staff to hold each other accountable and engage with openness, integrity and humility in anti-racist and anti-oppressive work.
  • Further strengthen campus-community teams to develop an anti-oppressive framework for place-based community engagement.

Wednesday, June 6th:

3:00 -5:45 PM

Arrival and check-in at Govanstowne Farmer’s Market (5104 York Rd., Baltimore, Maryland 21212)

 

For those staying at on-campus housing, check-in at Flannery O’Connor Residence Hall to pick up keys and swipe card

(approximate Loyola/Notre Dame Library at 200 Winston Ave., Baltimore, Maryland 21212)

6PM

Welcome and Introductions (and check in if after 5:45PM)

6:30 PM

Dinner at B More Kitchen (5609 Hess Ave. at intersection of York Rd.)

“Baltimore’s food incubator, B-More Kitchen is committed to providing the city’s food entrepreneurs with the space and the resources they need to grow their businesses.”


Shuttles will run on a continuous loop from campus to B-More Kitchen from 5:45pm to 6:30pm. On campus stops include Flannery O’Connor Residence Hall (200 Winston Ave.) and York Rd Initiative Office (5104 York Rd).


Sign-up for breakout sessions site visits


Get to know you activity

8:00 PM

Close

Shuttles will return to campus with a drop off location at Flannery (Residence Hall).

 

Thursday, June 7th:

8 AM

Breakfast in the Andrew White Student Center, 4th Floor Programming Room

8:30  AM

Welcome and Introduction to the Place-Based Justice Network

  • Erin O’Keefe, Director of Loyola’s Center for Community Service and Justice and York Road Initiative and members of the Loyola University Maryland team
  • Kent Koth, Director of the Seattle University Youth Initiative and the Center for Community Engagement and
  • Karin Cotterman, Director of Engage San Francisco Initiative and Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good at San Francisco University

9:15  AM

Place Matters: Racial Justice Plenary facilitated by Michael P. Scott

  • Michael P. Scott, founder of Baltimore-based Equity Matters, and lead for the Baltimore Place Matters Team, focuses on promoting equity in all policies, particularly those related to racism, housing, and education. Through dialogue, reflection, role-playing, and presentations, Michael will lead an interactive workshop that challenges participants to analyze community engagement practice, decision making, and structures of power and privilege that hinder social and racial equity.

noon-1pm

Lunch

  • Optional reflection session led by Reverend Scott Adams, Loyola University Maryland Campus Ministry

1:10 pm

Site Visit Shuttles will leave at 1:10pm, located by the Bookstore.

1:15-2:45pm

Site Visits and Break Out Groups Session I

  • Doing the Work/Doing our Work: How do our multitude of intersecting identities impact our work with place-based community engagement?
    • Facilitated by Pat Cassidy & Gerald Ford (Loyola University Maryland)
    • Sellinger Hall 201
  • Planning/Doing:  What lessons have we learned from starting a place-based initiative?
    • Facilitated by Molly Ayers (Gonzaga) and Kent Koth (Seattle University)
    • Sellinger Hall 203
  • Scholar / Activist: How do we reconcile scholarship and social change efforts?
    • Facilitated by  Robert Helfenbein (Loyola University Maryland)
    • Sellinger Hall 221

 

Four site visit options in the York Road community will be offered during each block, please sign up in advance (limited to 10 participants)

  • Youth Development and Environment
    • From preventing the closure of a neighborhood recreation center, to parkland use, to after school programming, to targeted partnerships, this visit will explore changing strategies to advance youth development in one neighborhood.  (Mid-Govans neighborhood)
  • History and Commercial Corridor (wheelchair accessible)
    • This visit will highlight how policies and practice created York Road as a racial dividing line and explore how non-traditional university roles can support healthy vibrant communities through planning, public art, and understanding of histories. (Wilson Park, Guilford, and Pen Lucy neighborhoods)
  • Food Access
    • From listening projects to interventions, this visit will explore multiple avenues to address food insecurity from local to regional partnerships including a corner store program and farmers’ market. (Radnor Winston, Winston Govans, Woodbourne McCabe neighborhoods)
  • Housing and Non-profit/City Partnerships
    • Through a housing development lens, this visit will highlight how universities collaborate with nonprofit and city agencies to lift up community needs and community identified solutions. (Woodbourne McCabe neighborhood)

2:45pm-3pm

Break - please return to the 4th Floor Programming Room in the Student Center to reconvene with teams

3-3:45pm

Team Time

3:35 - 4pm

Break, Site Visit Shuttles will leave at 4pm, located by the Bookstore.

4-5:30pm

 

Site Visits and Break Out Sessions II

  • External/Internal Accountability through a Racial Justice Lens:  How do we engage campus and community in an ethical and effective way while recognizing identities and power?
    • Facilitated by Karin Cotterman and Nolizwe Nondabula (University of San Francisco)
    • Sellinger Hall 201
  • Mission / Margin + Raising funds/Being on the Ground: How do we attain the resources for success while remaining true to our purpose? How do we support the university’s mission and financial well-being?
    • Facilitated by Erin O’Keefe (Loyola University Maryland) and Chris Nayve (University of San Diego)
    • Sellinger Hall 203
  • Inclusive / Decisive:  How do we make timely and clear decisions while including as many voices as possible?
  • Facilitated by Jon Schmidt (Loyola University Chicago)
  • Sellinger Hall 221

Four site visit options in the York Road communities will be offered during each block, please sign up in advance (limited to 10 participants)

  • Youth Development and Environment
    • From preventing the closure of a neighborhood recreation center, to parkland use, to after school programming, to targeted partnerships, this visit will explore changing strategies to advance youth development in one neighborhood.  (Mid-Govans neighborhood)
  • History and Commercial Corridor (wheelchair accessible)
    • This visit will highlight how policies and practice created York Road as a racial dividing line and explore how non-traditional university roles can support healthy vibrant communities through planning, public art, and understanding of histories. (Wilson Park, Guilford, and Pen Lucy neighborhoods)
  • Food Access
    • From listening projects to interventions, this visit will explore multiple avenues to address food insecurity from local to regional partnerships including a corner store program and farmers’ market. (Radnor Winston, Winston Govans, Woodbourne McCabe neighborhoods)
  • Housing and Non-profit/City Partnerships
    • Through a housing development lens, this visit will highlight how universities collaborate with nonprofit and city agencies to lift up community needs and community identified solutions. (Woodbourne McCabe neighborhood)
 

Dinner on Your Own

Please see list of suggestions in your welcome packet

 

Friday, June 8th:

8:30 AM

Breakfast - Team Time

9-10 AM

Plenary: Stability and Change: An Initiative through Phases of its Development (Community Partner Panel)

  • Councilman Bill Henry, Baltimore City Council
  • Karen DeCamp, York Road Partnership and Strong City Baltimore
  • Christopher Forrest, York Road Partnership
  • Donna Blackwell, York Road Partnership
  • Moderated by Erin O’Keefe, Loyola University Maryland

10-10:15 AM

Break, shuttled will leave at 10:15 am, located by the Bookstore

10:15-11:45 am

Site Visits and Break Out Groups Session III

  • Doing the work/Doing our work How do our multitude of intersecting identities impact our work with place-based community engagement?
    • Kate Figiel-Miller & Malia Maniyatt (Loyola University Maryland)
    • Sellinger Hall 201
  • Doing the numbers/Collecting the stories How do we balance qualitative and quantitative information in how we talk about our work and make decisions?
    • Facilitated by Gerald Ford (Loyola University Maryland)
    • Sellinger Hall 203
  • Campus/Community How do we balance our emphasis and impact on our neighborhoods and on University participants?
    • Facilitated by Jennifer Pigza (St. Mary’s College of California)
    • Sellinger Hall 221
  • Giving/Valuing: How do we empower faculty and community to give of themselves, their time, their expertise--and also value time, labor, and expertise equitably?
    • Facilitated by Jean Lee Cole (Loyola University Maryland)
    • Sellinger Hall 223

 

Four site visit options will be offered in the York Road communities during each block, please sign up in advance (limited to 10 participants)

  • Youth Development and Environment
    • From preventing the closure of a neighborhood recreation center, to parkland use, to after school programming, to targeted partnerships, this visit will explore changing strategies to advance youth development in one neighborhood.  (Mid-Govans neighborhood)
  • History and Commercial Corridor (wheelchair accessible)
    • This visit will highlight how policies and practice created York Road as a racial dividing line and explore how non-traditional university roles can support healthy vibrant communities through planning, public art, and understanding of histories. (Wilson Park, Guilford, and Pen Lucy neighborhoods)
  • Food Access
    • From listening projects to interventions, this visit will explore multiple avenues to address food insecurity from local to regional partnerships including a corner store program and farmers’ market. (Radnor Winston, Winston Govans, Woodbourne McCabe neighborhoods)
  • Housing and Non-profit/City Partnerships
    • Through a housing development lens, this visit will highlight how universities collaborate with nonprofit and city agencies to lift up community needs and community identified solutions. (Woodbourne McCabe neighborhood)

11:45-noon

Break + travel back to campus

Noon - 1pm

Lunch and Plenary on Race and Place-Based Community Engagement

facilitated by Chris Nayve, Associate Vice President for Community Engagement & Anchor Initiatives and John Loggins, Director of Community Engaged Learning in The Mulvaney Center for Community, Awareness and Social Action at the University of San Diego

1:15-2:15pm

Racial Caucusing

2:15-2:45pm

Break, please return to the 4th Floor Programming Room in the Student Center

2:45pm-4pm

Closing and Next Steps

  • Erin O’Keefe, Director of Loyola’s Center for Community Service and Justice and York Road Initiative and members of the Loyola University Maryland team

 

Special thank you to the Annie E. Casey Foundation for supporting this event.



 

 

 

Overview

The 2018 Place-Based Justice Institute will be hosted by Loyola University Maryland from June 6th to June 8th. Like previous Institutes, the 2018 Institute will continue to provide opportunities for teams from universities and their communities to learn from each other through plenaries, breakouts sessions, team planning time and site visits.

Reflecting the evolving purpose of the Network, the Summer Institute will have a more intensive focus on how place-based community engagement initiatives can combat racism through personal, organizational and institutional change and growth.

On-site registration will open at 3pm, and programming will begin at 5:30pm on Wednesday, June 6th and conclude at 4pm on Friday, June 8th.

 

Location and Directions

Loyola University Maryland is located Baltimore City, approximately 4.5 miles north of Baltimore’s inner harbor. The main campus address is 4501 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, however conference activities will occur at multiple campus locations between Charles St. and York Rd. (W/E) and Cold Spring Lane and Northern Parkway (S/N).  Consult the campus map and agenda for more details.

 

On-campus housing is at:

Flannery O’Connor Residence Hall, approximate Loyola/Notre Dame Library at 200 Winston Ave., Baltimore, Maryland 21212

 

The closest airport is the Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)

Campus Map | Directions | Center for Community Service and Justice

 

FAQs

 

TEAM

Who should be on a team? We invite you to bring a team of up to 5 people including community engagement staff, faculty, university leaders, community partners, funders and/or others. Please contact us if you'd like help deciding who to bring.

 

COST

What is the cost to participate in the Institute? The Annie E. Casey Foundation has generously agreed to cover the costs of the gathering. You and your team only need to pay for travel, lodging, and dinner on your own one evening.

 

HOUSING

What hotel should I stay in? Please see a comprehensive list of hotels near the Loyola campus here: http://bit.ly/placebasedinstitutehoteloptions

Can I stay in on-campus housing at Loyola University Maryland? Yes, housing is available Tuesday, June 5th through Friday, June 8th.

Please add an additional ticket for each night you plan on staying in on-campus housing.

For example:

One night = 1 ticket

Weds + Thurs nights (check out Friday, June 8th) = 2 nights, 2 tickets per individual

Tues, Weds, Thurs nights = 3 nights, 3 tickets per individual

Tues, Weds, Thurs and Friday nights (maximum stay) = 4 nights, 4 tickets per individual

Can I indicate my preferred roommate for double occupancy?

Yes, please include the name of your preferred roommate during registration for double-occupancy on-campus housing. Please note they also need to list you on their registration - we will contact both parties if there are any issues.

 

REGISTRATION LOGISTICS

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, log into Eventbrite or contact Erin Burrows (burrower@seattleu.edu) to update information

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes - please e-mail Erin Burrows to transfer your ticket to another team member from your campus

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No, please update us to let us know who will be attending.

How can I contact someone if I have questions?

Reach out to Erin Burrows with any questions regarding logistics at burrower@seattleu.edu or (206) 220-8567

 

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