Earn & Learn Kick's Off 2019-20 School Year with Connectors!

As an organization, we are fortunate to be part of a strong and diverse community – and we are always excited and looking forward to welcoming back our Connectors in the fall and looking for ways to activate that network.

The Earn & Learn Connector Kick-off Meeting was held on August 27th at the Pleasant Hill Recreation Center.  Connectors throughout Contra Costa and some from Alameda counties. This session was designed to set the stage for the year’s professional development path for Connectors.  Our focus is on building the connectivity between Connectors and providing platforms for Connectors to share their expertise!

Together we made agreements about the principles for engagement  within our Connector network

Our  Working Assumptions are:

  • Everyone has wisdom

  • We need everyone’s wisdom

  • There are no wrong answers

  • The whole is greater than the sum of its parts

  • Everyone will hear others and be heard

  • Confidentiality of personal information

We spent the rest of the session getting to know who was in the room by sharing our strengths, resources, and challenges. We also took time to explore potential opportunities for ally building and identified our common goals, resources, challenges. 

For your reference, you will find photos from this session and links below that were used in August 27th Connector Kick-Off.

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