The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Annual Conference will be hosted in St. Paul on October 12-13. Themed "Evolve," this year's conference will bring together one thousand nonprofit professionals to explore the pressing issues facing the sector, recognizing the importance of learning to evolve in the face of change.
The Improve Group will be facilitating two breakout sessions at this year's event:
Using Stories to Evaluate Your Work
Friday October 13, 8:00 - 9:00 AM
This session will explore the Most Significant Change (MSC) methodology and how organizations can use less traditional monitoring and evaluation tactics to both engage stakeholders and collect data. Structuring MSC on the right domains can shed light on complex program dynamics and outcomes that more traditional approaches may not capture.
How Does Measurement Fuel a Movement? An Interactive Discussion on Social Justice, Equity and Evaluation
Friday October 13, 2:30pm - 3:30 PM
There’s been a lot of activity around social justice and equity in the past few years, especially right here in Minnesota. Join this session to learn about trends and resources on the intersection of equity, who controls data and information, and who gets to determine involvement in communities and policies. We will use this session to share research findings. Then we will engage the group through an interactive discussion on how we all can uncover, diagnose and work towards equity