PACE Webinar: ‘Positioning for the Possible: Civic Engmt as Educ Reform Strategy in NM’

We’re pleased to share this invitation to an upcoming PACE program from Chris Gates:
Webinar: ‘Positioning for the Possible: Civic Engagement as an Education Reform
Strategy in New Mexico’
us for a Webinar on March 1
is limited.

Reserve your
Webinar seat now at:
Philanthropy for Active
Civic Engagement
the New Mexico
Association of
Grantmakers (NMAG) and the
Intermountain West
Funders Network
(IMWFN) invite you to join us for a
webinar to explore the findings of the recently released report ‘Positioning
for the Possible: Investing in Education Reform in New Mexico’

Based on her analysis
of the dynamics in New Mexico, the author Chris Sturgis, a national advocate for
community engagement, recommends that philanthropic investments be directed
towards community engagement along with a statewide educational intermediary to
support local efforts. Adrian Pedroza from the Partnership for Community Action
will join the conversation to delve into the cultural dynamics in New Mexico
that need to be taken into consideration in community engagement efforts. Ron
White of NMAG will discuss the implications of this approach for New Mexico

-Chris Gates, the Executive Director of PACE, will moderate
the webinar.
-Chris Sturgis is President of MetisNet, a consulting firm that
specializes in supporting foundations in strategy development, coaching and
rapid research. MetisNet specializes in high school reform, dropout recovery,
youth issues, and community engagement.
-Adrián Pedroza is the Executive
Director of the Partnership for Community Action (PCA), a community-based
organization in Albuquerque, New Mexico that is committed to building strong
healthy communities through relationship building, leadership development and
civic engagement.
-Ron White is the Executive Director of New Mexico
Association of Grantmakers. He has worked in philanthropy for over 30 years,
including positions with the Tides Foundation; the Charles Stewart Mott
Foundation; and Share Our Strength.

Webinar: ‘Positioning for the Possible: Civic Engagement as an Education Reform
Strategy in New Mexico’
Tuesday, March 1,
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
After registering you
will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the

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