‘Doin’ it for the culture’: Growing in Your Culturally Responsive Evaluation Journey with LaShaune Johnson

  • 09/14/2021
  • 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM


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In this interactive session, participants will:

  • Review the major tenets of culturally responsive, equity-focused community-engaged evaluation
  • Hear stories about the presenter’s (and your fellow participants’) experiences in the field
  • Co-create in small group break outs your next personal goal in your journey to become more culturally-responsive
  • Receive a homework case study to use for further growth and reflection

Biography: LaShaune P. Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Master of Public Health program and the Assistant Director of Creighton University at Highlander Center. She is also the Founder of Estella Lucia Evaluation, LLC., a firm that specializes in culturally-responsive evaluation, coaching and equity training. She is an alumna from the Annie E. Casey Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD) program; and is a former New Generation Fellow of the Place-Based Justice Network. As researcher, she focuses on LGBTQ+ health, African American breast cancer inequities, childhood obesity, and Muslim maternal/child health. Partnerships with community members are key to the success of her work, and to enhance those partnerships, she uses community-based, arts-based and participatory research and evaluation methods. As a researcher, she is currently working on a poetic transcription project about Black cancer survivorship and a journey mapping project with Black seniors' transitions from hospitalization. As an evaluator, she has focused on culturally responsive developmental evaluations with formerly incarcerated youth, and about adolescent sexual health; she has facilitated workshops at national conferences; provided evaluation coaching to individuals and workplace teams;, and created multi-day trainings for government agencies, non-profits, and research/evaluation groups.

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