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Upcoming Hangout—Creating Change Series: Beginning the Journey

There are so many considerations to make when trying to advance the practice of valuing diversity, accessibility, inclusion, and equity (DAIE), particularly when trying to create permanent institutional change.

Often, the most challenging step is the first one, and it can feel overwhelming and isolating—but it doesn’t have to. You can join a community of your peers who are actively working on this challenge for an informal conversation.

 

Tuesday, July 9, 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET (find your local time)


Click here to register for
“Creating Change Series: Beginning the Journey”

This hangout will provide you with examples of how this work is being approached in other organizations, the courage it takes to have these kinds of conversations, and the types of questions you can ask of yourself and your science center or museum.

Participants will:

  • Meet and connect with a community of active allies who support DAIE work in science centers and museums of all sizes.
  • Ask questions in a safe, supportive, non-judgmental space (this hangout will not be recorded).

Come listen in and—if you feel comfortable—share your own experiences as we together build a community of allies and a network of support.

Members of the ASTC Advocates for Diversity Community Core Member Team developed the Creating Change Series to serve as a platform where participants can ask questions, share thoughts and practices, or just listen. Stay tuned for future events in the series, and join the community for more information, news, resources, connections, and ongoing discussion.

Find out about ASTC’s own organizational journey in DAIE work.

 

Tuesday, July 9, 3:00–4:00 p.m. ET (find your local time)


Click here to register for
“Creating Change Series: Beginning the Journey”

 

Audience:

This online event is designed for people with little experience and/or support in DAIE work, as well as those who are further along in the journey

Fee:

There is no fee for participating in this hangout.

Presenters:

The Core Member Team of the ASTC Advocates for Diversity Community:

Aleisha Kropf, WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology, Bloomington, Indiana
Anne Holland, Space Science Institute, Boulder, Colorado
Dee Perry, The Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, California
Daniel Aguirre, Fleet Science Center, San Diego, California
Emily Lozen, Museum of Life and Science, Durham, North Carolina
Ivel Gontan, Fleet Science Center, San Diego, California
Jodie Engle, COSI, Columbus, Ohio
Joey Rodriguez, Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium, Camden, New Jersey
Justin Tognarine, Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Kalia Vue, Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
Lianna Kali, Exploratorium, San Francisco, California
Michelle Rodriguez, The Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, California
Rike Moon, Science World British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Sandra Bonicci, Madison Children’s Museum, Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

Questions? Contact ASTC’s Korie Twiggs.