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Saturday, February 20, 2021

Time Items
All day
 
11:00am
11:00am to 1:30pm
ONLINE-Families As Partners in Madison Schools Virtual Summit / Familias Como Colaboradores en las Escuelas de Madison

ONLINE-Families As Partners in Madison Schools Virtual Summit / Familias Como Colaboradores en las Escuelas de Madison

*Online
Saturday, Feb 20, 11:00am to 1:30pm

This free, virtual summit for Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) families, caregivers, and youth is hosted by the Lapham-Marquette Parent Teacher Group in partnership with the Madison Public Library. All are welcome, and language interpretation may be available on request. The opening keynote address by Chicago Alder and Community Organizer Jeanette Taylor is on "Families Building Relationships & Power," and it will be followed by opportunities for participants to actively discuss, share resources, and strategize about the issues that matter most to them in smaller groups.

*MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD*

*BUILD FAMILY POWER*

*LEARN & SHARE KNOWLEDGE*

*ACT COLLECTIVELY FOR THE SCHOOLS ALL CHILDREN DESERVE*

This event will be hosted virtually through Zoom. Zoom is a free video platform, and you can watch on a browser, or through the free mobile app for ios or android. Alternatively, you may call in to participate via audio-only. Please register to attend below. Your email address will be shared with the Lapham-Marquette Parent Teacher Group so they can send you more information. Madison Public Library will send you a Zoom link prior to the event.

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Esta cumbre virtual gratuita para las familias, tutores y jóvenes del Distrito Escolar Metropolitano de Madison (MMSD) es organizada por el Grupo de Padres y Maestrxs de Lapham-Marquette en colaboración con la Biblioteca Pública de Madison. Todos son bienvenidos y se ofrecerá interpretación. Habrá un discurso inaugural de la Concejala de Chicago y Organizadora Comunitaria Jeanette Taylor con el tema "Las Familias Construyen Relaciones y Poder," le seguirán oportunidades para que los participantes se reúnan en pequeños grupos para discutir de manera activa, compartir información y desarrollar estrategias sobre los los temas que más les importen.

*HAGA OIR SU VOZ*

*CONSTRUYA PODER FAMILIAR*

*APRENDA Y COMPARTA SUS CONOCIMIENTOS*

*ACTÚE COLECTIVAMENTE POR LA ESCUELA QUE TODX NIÑX MERECE*

Este evento ocurrirá virtualmente a través de Zoom. Zoom es una plataforma de video gratuita, que usted puede ver en un navegador de internet, o a través de una aplicación gratis para ios o android. Otra opción para participar solamente con audio es llamando por teléfono. Llene el formulario a continuación para asistir. Su correo electrónico será compartido con el Grupo de Padres y Maestrxs de Lapham-Marquette para que le puedan mandar más información. La Biblioteca Pública de Madison le mandará un enlace para Zoom antes del evento.

 

*Online
 
1:30pm
1:30pm to 4:30pm
ONLINE - Madison Writing Assistance

ONLINE - Madison Writing Assistance

*Online
Saturday, Feb 20, 1:30pm to 4:30pm

The Madison Writing Assistance (MWA) program offers free, one-to-one writing support for community members, traditionally at libraries and neighborhood centers throughout the city, and now online. 

For the health and safety of our community, all MWA writing support will be offered remotely through the fall. Options for remote writing assistance include:

  • conversation over the phone
  • face-to-face conversation via Google Meet
  • written feedback via email

To make an appointment, please visit MWA's Appointment Center or call 608-315-5151.

MWA services are made possible through generous donations from the Evjue Foundation, the UW Anonymous Fund, and Altrusa International of Madison, along with administrative and program support from the UW-Madison English Department, the UW-Madison Writing Center, and our library and neighborhood center partners.

*Online