In-Person Workshop: Getting Proximate to Advance Real Change Together

McCaw Hall September 14, 2022 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Amy Badiani
Justin DeMartra
Jennifer Bautista

In this in-person workshop session, Amy Badiani, director of Community Engagement at Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2) will share examples and reflections from its Get Proximate initiative. The Get Proximate practices include confronting truth, deep listening, changing narratives, taking a strengths-based approach, and building a culture of empathy, all while honoring diverse community voices and leadership. Speakers Jennifer Bautista, Marriage and Family Therapist at One Life Counseling Center and Program Director at Una Vida, and Justin DeMartra, Educational Coordinator at Code Tenderloin, along with participants, will discuss aspirations, challenges, and the power of embedding Get Proximate in our work and impact.