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How to Build In CRE into Design of an Evaluation

  • 03/31/2022
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Virtual


  • Guest of GBEN

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Join the Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL) and GBEN's for the 4th event in our Culturally-Responsive Evaluation (CRE) series. 

We are excited to have Dr. Mindelyn Anderson, PhD, return to discuss how to build CRE into the design of an evaluation. Dr. Anderson presented in November 2021 on developing a learning and action agenda to conduct culturally responsive and racial equity evaluation.

Dr. Anderson will walk through a real life case example building CRE into evaluation." She asks that GBEN and NU-PEL attendees provide sample RFPs 2 weeks before the event. Dr. Anderson will select 1 RFP for the hands-on interactive assignment. RFPs can be emailed to Kelly Washburn, kelly.washburn02@gmail.com and she will compile and send to Dr. Anderson. Please send RFP examples by Thursday, March 17th.

For those who did not attend the event in November, it may be useful to read the materials shared as pre-work. 

Considerations for Conducting Evaluation Using a CRRE Lens.pdf

Self Assessment_MPHI CRREE Workshop.pdf

You must register for the event to receive the online meeting information. On the registration form, there are 3 basic demographic questions that are optional to answer. You may choose to skip those questions. Your answers to the registration questions will not be shared outside of the presenter. Dr. Mindelyn Anderson and the Mirror Group asks these questions for those to reflect on who they are as part of the self-assessment process. 

Mindelyn Anderson, PhD

For 20 years, Dr. Anderson has researched social inequality and stratification, race and migration, education and social mobility, and health. Prior to founding Mirror Group, Mindelyn served as the Program Director of the Master’s of Science in Measurement and Evaluation at American University, Honors Faculty in Residence and Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northeastern University, and Marilyn Yarbrough Fellow at Kenyon College. Her scholarship has been supported by sponsors including the National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and National Institutes of Health. Dr. Anderson has also held fellowships at American Institutes for Research and Mathematica Policy Research. She has conducted evaluations with and provided technical assistance and training for philanthropic, community-based, regional, national and international non-profit, for-profit, and educational organizations. Her utilization- focused, participatory evaluation practice is informed by Culturally-Responsive and Racial Equity Evaluation and values equity, systems change, and transformation as integral components of high quality consulting. In addition to leading evaluation, learning, and strategy at Mirror Group she currently serves as Program Co-Chair of the American Evaluation Association Independent Consulting Topical Interest Group, Washington Evaluators' Co-Coordinator of Evaluators Without Borders, and Reviewer for the American Journal of Evaluation. Mindelyn’s happy place is co-creating the art and science of making data and evaluation meaningful, accessible, and actionable with learning organizations and the communities we at Mirror Group love!

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