Designing Meetings to Ensure Equity of Voice: Using Tools and Processes to Ensure Inclusive Meetings
This session was presented during BUILD 2022 National Conference.
How can state leaders invite everyone’s voice to the table when tackling adaptive challenges? What is the role of the leader in designing and facilitating engaging equitable dialogue and actionable results? Leaders can design productive meetings focused on challenges where voice and inquiry are essential. The University of Florida has created a framework called the ‘Cookie’ that considers content, structure, process, and conditions while helping empower participants to share their wisdom. This session explored how to ensure engagement, promote equity, and invite voices to collaborative problem solve through the use of intentional protocols and the co-creation of norms.
Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and their Families Webinar Series Report
Report May 26, 2023
This report summarizes the webinar series Child Welfare and Early Childhood: Cross-Systems Collaboration to Improve Outcomes for Young Children and Their Families. The five webinars were held monthly from January through May 2022 and were facilitated by Dr. Cynthia L. Tate, of BUILD.
Incorporating Home-Based Educator Wellness in Equitable Early Childhood Systems
Video May 2, 2023
In this session, Shayla Collins (UW Center for Child & Family Well-Being), Dr. Rena Hallam (Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood), and Dr. Laura Lessard (Childcare Wellbeing Initiative) shared Shining the Light on You, their innovative wellness program designed for family child care educators, and Pilar Torres (L.U.N.A.) discussed ways to embed HBCC wellness support into ECE systems for educators whose primary language is Spanish.
Story of the Granny Midwives
Video April 24, 2023
This video about the original midwives, is a reminder of the the systematic eradication of Black midwives, as well as the hope and promise of the work Black midwives and doulas are reclaiming.