MiddCORE & MCSE Ashoka Workshop Sign-up Feb. 28 | 12:30 - 1:30 (MCSE Speaker Series talk) Workshop = 1:40 - 4:40
Join Ashoka Fellow, Alisa Del Tufo, in an afternoon of generative thinking and creativity. Alisa works with Threshold Collaborative to use story as a catalyst for change. The organization's mission is "to deepen empathy and ignite action in order to build more just, healthy, and caring communities." Alisa will be giving the MCSE Speaker Series talk in Axinn 229 at 12:30, and will continue through the afternoon as a workshop with MiddCORE. Alisa challenges Middlebury students to consider how to highlight and share her new a narrative based educational resource - A Picture Is Worth. Stories in A Picture is Worth were created by students at I-LEAD Charter School in Reading, PA. Initiated through audio interviews and transformed into written essays, these powerful narratives form the foundation for a deeper self-understanding and appreciation within the students, as well as among their peers and community, and connects with an affirming vision for their future.
During this afternoon, you will work with Alisa Del Tufo to understand the message of the educational resource and will explore outreach and fundraising possibilities in order to increase access to this resource. You will ideate, design and create with Alisa Del Tufo and MiddCORE Mentor Judson Bartlett. In order to participate in this workshop, you must attend Alisa's talk at 12:30.