“Navigating Best Practices and the Effects of Immigration in the Latine Community” March 2024 Community of Practice

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March 2024 CPS & CPPS Community of Practice

“Navigating Best Practices and the Effects of Immigration in the Latine Community”
with Norma Gallegos Valles & Monica G. Caldwell

Thursday, March 21st, 2024 from 1:30 – 3:00 pm CT

  • Norma Gallegos Valles
    Norma Gallegos Valles is a Workforce and Career Pathways manager and a certified Peer Specialist Trainer at Centro. Norma leads the growth and development of workforce trainings that are strength-based, holistic, and promote self-advocacy at work and in the community.
  • Monica Caldwell
    Monica G. Caldwell is currently serving as a Peer and Career Support Lead at Centro Hispano of Dane County. Monica’s work focuses on working closely with the Latinx community to help them enhance their employability skills through various workforce programs. Recently, Monica initiated a bilingual (Spanish/English) and culturally competent CPS training program at Centro. This program is specifically designed to explore paths to recovery and healing through their participants’ lived experiences. and help them to express their feelings while they integrate values and work ethic into their professional growth as Peer Specialists. Additionally, she is also working with Latinx individuals who are facing challenges with the court system in Dane County.

Join us in this gathering as we explore culturally relevant practices through the HEART (Healing Ethno and Racial Trauma) framework and enhance your awareness about the effects of immigration in the Latine community!

Feedback Survey/CEH Information:

We invite you to please fill out the evaluation survey link (click here) if you attended this community of practice gathering or if you watch the recordingThe survey will close at 4:30pm on Thursday, April 4th. Certificates of Participation will be sent to those completing the evaluation form by 4:30pm on April 11th, 2024. No evaluation surveys will be accepted for CEH credit after the evaluation survey’s closing date/time. 

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