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Redefining Volunteerism: Dismantling Inequities

Schedule for MAVA 2020 Virtual Conference

Day 1: Monday, November 16, 2020

10-10:05am: MAVA Opening and Welcome

10:05am-11:45am: Opening Keynote: Fostering a Culture of Respect and Inclusion
Dr. Jermaine Davis

11:45am-12:30pm: Sponsor sessions
11:45am-12:00pm - Better Impact
12:00-12:15pm - Open Window
12:15-12:30pm -

12:30-2:00pm: Breakout 1 (2 options)

Breaking the Cycle of White Supremacy Culture

Empowering Volunteers to Strengthen Community and Advance Health Equity through Storytelling

2:00-2:30pm: Sponsor sessions
2:00-2:15pm - Volgistics
2:15-2:30pm - 21st Century

2:30-4pm: Breakout 2 (2 options)

From Allyship to Leadership:  Using Social Justice and Emotional Intelligence to Transform Our Volunteer Experience

Embracing and Engaging Older Volunteers

Day 2: Tuesday, November 17

10-11:30am: Keynote: What Microaggressions and Allyship Look Like in the Volunteer Engagement Sector 
Moderator: Faiza Venzant; Panel: Tonya Draughn, Hope Lockett, Kia Xiong

11:30-12pm: Break 

12:00-1:00pm: Breakout 3 (2 sessions) 

Supporting Volunteers with Mental Illness

Crafting Inclusive Volunteer Recruitment Messages

1:00-1:30pm: Sponsor sessions
1:00-1:15pm -
1:15-1:30pm - Volgistics

1:30-2:30pm: Breakout 4 (2 sessions)

No “One Right Way”: Creating Equitable Systems for Volunteer Engagement

Supporting Veteran Volunteers as they Serve the Community

2:30-3pm: Sponsor sessions
2:30-2:45pm - Open Window
2:45-3:00pm - Better Impact

3:00-4:00pm: Breakout 5 (2 sessions) 

Understanding Oppression: How Oppression Manifests in our Individual Experiences and Organizational Cultures

Bridging the Gap of Understanding Between Poverty and Privilege

Day 3: Wednesday, November 18


10-11:30am: Breakout 6 (2 options)

Exploring Gender Inclusivity & Equity in Volunteerism: Creating space for and fostering relationships with volunteers of all genders

Rural Volunteerism in 2021 and Post-COVID

11:30am-12pm: Sponsor sessions
11:30-11:45am - Hamline
11:45am-12:00pm - Volgistics

12-1:30pm: Breakout 7 (2 options)

Working toward Racial Equity in the Time of COVID

Accessibility to Virtual Volunteering and Online Programs

1:30-2:15pm: Sponsor sessions
1:30-1:45pm - Better Impact
1:45-2:00pm - Open Window
2:00 - 2:15pm -

2:15-3:45: Keynote: Beyond Diversity and Inclusion: Building Anti-Racism within Your Volunteerism Programming
Jerome Tennille

3:45-4pm: MAVA wrap-up