Save the date! CDF is excited to present an intensive, all-day and fun training institute for new AND returning members on Saturday, 4/14:
“CDF 101″: Building a Critical Development Movement
Whether you’re totally new or a long-time CDF member, we know you’ll have a blast spending a day with us and learning from one another’s experiences. In addition, you’ll learn some of the reasons why we’re called the Critical Development Forum and a few of the tools we need to help build a stronger movement on campus and beyond.
“Graduates” of the institute will not only be better prepared to take leadership positions in the CDF and make a bigger impact in global development, but also be eligible to be facilitators at our “Table Talks” event at the Western Regional International Health Conference!
Excited? Want to join us? REGISTER HERE.
More details on CDF 101 below:
WHAT: This all-day, intensive, and fun training institute will both give an introduction to the CDF’s multidisciplinary academic framework (further developed in the CDF seminar, GEOG 499B) and provide a beginning organizing and leadership toolkit for new and aspiring leaders within the CDF.
WHO: The institute is ideal for all members of the CDF, including those who have recently taken leadership positions, those who wish to get more involved, and those who are totally new.
FACILITATORS: The institute will be led by Dean Chahim (recent grad from Civil & Environmental Engineering and Global Development & Social Change, co-founder of CDF, and creator of the CDF seminar) and Samson Lu (Bioengineering and Violin Performance) – both graduates of the Sound Alliance community organizing leadership institute.
We’ll cover a number of questions:
- What is “critical development” and why does it matter?
- How can we use an understanding of critical development to make the most of our generation’s good intentions?
- And lastly, what are some of the community organizing tools we need to build a critical development movement on our campus and beyond?
WHEN: Saturday, 4/14 from 9AM-4PM.
WHERE: BIOE N230 (see map)
Snacks provided! We’ll order lunch as well, and of course would appreciate donations (we’re all students!)
We hope you’ll be able to join us and contribute your ideas! Please feel free to email Dean (dchahim AT uw DOT edu) with any questions or concerns.