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October 2019

Culturally Responsive Evaluation: A Learning Community Conversation

October 23, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Encorepreneur Cafe, 1548 NE 15th Ave
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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$10 – $20

Race and equity are being hotly discussed inside the field at large and recent events in Portland are pushing evaluators to navigate issues of race and equity in their work. This October, OPEN is excited to announce a series of conversations focused on equity in evaluation. This series is in response to feedback offered by OPEN members who attended our initial equity session later 2018 and welcoming to all regardless of professional role or point in the journey. Karyl Askew,…

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November 2019

Fall Networking and Council Information

November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lucky Lab Hawthorne Brew Pub, 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Free – $10

This event is an opportunity to network with other evaluators over happy hour. There will also be an opportunity to learn about OPEN Council roles for those who may be interested in volunteering on the Council in 2020.

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Building Your Network – Independent Consultants Community of Practice

November 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
United Way Willamette-Columbia, 619 SW 11th Ave #300
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Free – $10

Join other seasoned and emerging evaluators in the first workshop of the Independent Consultants Community of Practice series. This event will include a short presentation on steps one can take to growing their professional relationships and create a network when starting out as a consultant. This presentation will include several activities to help your efforts be more directed. Afterwards, time will be given to connect with others, share strategies and grow bonds. Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy during…

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December 2019

Evaluation in Progress and AEA Annual Conference Recap

December 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Portland State University, School of Social Work, 1800 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Free

Evaluation in Progress and AEA Annual Conference Recap - 12:00 – 12:50 p.m. (Feel free to bring your lunch) - Portland State University, School of Social Work, Room 620 & 630 (1800 SW 6th Ave., Portland) - Free to all OPEN members and non-members The EIP Session is an opportunity for evaluators, at any stage in any project, to share their work and receive constructive feedback and input from peers. Attendees can bring a printout or just share an idea.…

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January 2020

OPEN Members Annual Celebration

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ex Novo Brewing Co., 2326 N Flint Ave
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Free

Please join the OPEN Council for our yearly celebration of all that is OPEN! We've had a big year and would love to celebrate our year and plan for what's next. We're inviting all of our members to join us, free of charge, for our annual celebration at Ex Novo Brewing Co. in NE. RSVP now!! More details to come.   PS - As much as we appreciate our OPEN friends, this event is members-only.

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Working with Partners – Kendra Lodewick

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
United Way Willamette-Columbia, 619 SW 11th Ave #300
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Free – $10

Working with Partners - Kendra Lodewick Thursday, January 30 United Way of the Columbia-Willamette 619 S 11th Avenue, Portland Call-in information: +1 669 900 6833 US +1 646 876 9923 US Meeting ID: 546 993 516 This discussion will focus on diverse ways to develop partnerships. Topics will include different partnership motivations, how to attract and seek program partners, and strategies for structuring and maintaining ongoing partnerships. The discussion will provide opportunities to share lessons learned to build collective knowledge.…

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March 2020

AEA 2020 Proposal Info Session

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
United Way Willamette-Columbia, 619 SW 11th Ave #300
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Free

Location: United Way (619 SW 11th Ave #300, Portland, OR 97205), Conference Room 103   The March 18 deadline for proposal submissions is fast approaching for the AEA 2020 conference! This year, the conference is taking place in our very own city of Portland. Are you feeling excited about the potential opportunity to present in front of and network with evaluators from around the country and the globe? Do you have questions about how to finetune your proposal and choose…

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April 2020

Starting and Sustaining an Independent Practice

April 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
OR United States
$10

Led by Karyl Askew For this session, participants will trade tips for building and sustaining an independent consultant practice. Topics will range from finding the first gig, leveraging current networks to grow your portfolio, preparing to transition as big projects wind down, and surviving slow times. We hope to capitalize on the diversity of experiences of our community of practice to identify practical strategies for professionals at all points in the journey. We invite your curiosities and resources to tailor…

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May 2020

Designing virtual research: Considerations of Engagement and Equity

May 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
OR United States

Join San Francisco Bay Area Evaluators (and Applied Researchers) for a free panel webinar on designing online evaluation and research projects with considerations for engaging difficult to reach populations. Free! In an increasingly virtual world, how do you engage with populations (stakeholders and participants) necessary for the best results? How have evaluators and researchers designed remote or online projects in a way that can help us reach all populations today? Join us in welcoming our panel Speakers: Corey Newhouse Tamara…

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A critique of capitalism, the elite class, and corporate-run governments for program evaluators

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
OR United States

Milwaukie Evaluation is hosting a webinar addressing the role of evaluators in establishing precedence for evaluations rooted in social justice and celebrating the full scope of humanity and the sacredness of the planet in the aftermath of Covid-19. Right now, and in the very near future, program evaluators and evaluation researchers will be asked to explore many questions related to the current coronavirus pandemic. RFPs are already being prepared to study the effects of COVID-19 on specific populations and issue…

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