In-Person P2E Fellowship
January - August 2020
in the SF Bay Area
Virtual P2E Fellowship
September 29 - December 8, 2020
As a Pathways to Equity Fellow, you will gain:
Hands on, real world experience with a community partner
A self reflective practice
A network of practitioners with your shared values (your tribe)
A launchpad for your leadership
We will accomplish this through:
Workshops from local subject matter experts and national industry leaders
Funds to implement community-based projects
Your commitment of 2-4 hours a week to build relationships with community partners
Peer to peer support and learning
Leadership from mentors and ongoing support
Workshop topics include:
Building our Community, Language setting, Empathy techniques, Allyship, Community Agreements, Self-Reflective Practices, Trauma-Informed Design, Historical Context, Understanding Organizational Capacity, Community Organizing and Power Dynamics, Engagement Strategies, Community Partner Presentations, Team Building and Collaboration, Metrics and Evaluation.
Your Firm Paying?
Sliding scale from $2,000 - $4,000 and receive recognition on all materials
Paying as an Individual?
Sliding scale from $450 - $1000. In kind contributions will also be considered.
*We acknowledge that we live on and benefit from Ohlone land. A portion of tuition will be contributed to the Sogorea Te' Land Trust.
What we ask of our fellows:
To devote up to 20 hours of workday time over the duration of the 6 months with the additional time being on nights and weekends.
To be present for in-person gatherings on:
January 26th and 27th
February 8th and 9th
March 14 or 15 (TBD)
April 11 or 12 (TBD)
May 16 or 17 (TBD)
Qualifications and Eligibility:
This program is open to professionals who want to learn more equitable design practices in any field. We welcome a broad range of perspectives in our cohort: architects, urban planners, designers, community development experts, artists, and social workers.
Watch this space! Applications open in August
Applications for our Fall Virtual Cohort opening soon! Sessions are on Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6 PCT, from 9/29 - 12/8 (excluding Nov 24th).
The P2E Virtual Program
Pathways to Equity Virtual is a series of interactive online courses and presentations guiding participants through various processes and best practices of community design including curated readings, baseline definitions, resources, and exercises.
Learning Modules of P2E Virtual
HISTORICAL & SYSTEMATIC CONTEXT
EQUITABLE DESIGN METHODS
STRATEGIES & PROCESSES
Pathways to Equity Virtual will be 20 chosen practitioners, or aspiring community design practitioners committed to self reflection and prioritizing lived experiences of partners and community members within the design process. Ideal for those working in or around the design of the built environment looking for introductory level discussions about equity.
Four modules of 2 sessions each take place from June 2nd to August 4th 2020. Virtual sessions, or classes, take place once every two weeks on a Tuesday evening with a duration of 1 - 1.5 hours.
Participant Learning Outcomes:
Understand what community-based practice is, its values and examples of projects
Learn and define language for community based practice
Understand personal identities and our role in this work
Build greater understanding/perspective of the history of our built environment
Learn about a range of community engagement methods/techniques
Learn how to gather and tell stories with the community
Understand what to evaluate, how to craft an evaluation form, when to administer
Understand building community partnerships