october, 2019

29oct9:00 am10:30 amWebinar Series: Bridging Gaps Across Difference

Event Details

Announcing “Bridging Gaps Across Difference” a new webinar series from Marnita’s Table! Every week we receive dozens of requests for advice on the best practices in communicating successfully with “the other,” whether it’s within our families, communities, teams, or workplaces.

 Join Marnita, CEO of Marnita’s Table for this engaging and informative webinar series. She will share her expertise and introduce you to some of the foundational concepts in interacting across difference. Come prepared for a fun, interactive and educational experience!

This free 90-minute webinar will have both presentational and interactive/Q&A components. Each session will begin with a brief 10 minute presentation followed by a collaborative deeper dive into the below topics as indicated by those attending and their interests.

This webinar will be in addition to our Tea at the Table informational event and is a basic introduction to working with Marnita’s Table and our experience engineering model of Intentional Social Interaction (IZI). You may be the only guest or others may join you. We recommend attending an overview before scheduling a one-on-one meeting. This is an opportunity to get your questions answered and get additional insight about whether you want or need a one-on-one conversation with our team.

The first 30 minutes of each webinar is: Intro to Intentional Social Interaction (“IZI”). Additional topics to be explored include:

  • Catalyzing genuine and enduring cross-cultural community connections;
  • Inviting! How do you get “them” to “the table.” Tips and technique for authentically welcoming marginalized, under-served and under-resourced community members;
  • Centering your community engagement experience through ensuring that every person in attendance feels as though “this event was created intentionally with me in mind”;
  • Writing grants for inspiring and measuring community collaboration;
  • Measuring Success: The real return on invest from bringing community together;
  • Emerge: How patience and active listening builds better bottom up community-based solutions;
  • Change! Adopting new practices
  • Research & Reflection: Why do you want to bring people together? What difference are you trying to bridge? What do YOU think will happen?
  • Effective collaboration across difference; and
  • Just Quit! How systems can stop fatiguing the communities they should be serving

Webinar Date(s)
Tuesday, October 15th 4:00pm CST
Theme: Our vision for the future and how YOU can get involved!

Tuesday, October 29th 9:00am CST
Theme: The history of the Table!

Wednesday, November 13th 5:00pm CST
Thursday, November 27th 3:00pm CST
Tuesday, December 10th 12:00pm CST

We strongly recommend joining from a laptop or tablet in order to fully participate during this interactive webinar.

Please send us an e-mail at lauren@marnitastable.org to let her that you will be joining us! Just let us know the date you plan to e with us! Let us know if there are any topics you’d love to learn more about about bridging gaps across difference! Send us an e-mail at sam@marnitastable.org if there are any questions you want to ensure we cover! Are these the right times for us to deliver our webinars! We want to make sure that we are hosting our in person webinars when YOU have the time to join us!

To join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: please click this URL https://zoom.us/j/924087143 or download the zoom application.
To join by phone dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 669 900 6833 
Webinar ID: 924 087 143

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is there a cost to participate?
 A: No! This webinar is free and open to all!

Q: Can I join late? 
A: Yes, although due to time constraints it is unlikely we will be able to repeat what has already been covered.

Q: Do I have to stay the entire time?
A: We honor YOUR time. That means stay for a minute. Stay for the entire time. We seek to expand your understanding no matter how long you are able to be with us!

About Marnita Schroedl:
Marnita is the CEO and founder of Marnita’s Table and created the successful model of Intentional Social Interaction (IZI). A new human-centered approach to decreasing disparities, IZI catalyzes enduring personal friendships across race, class and culture. A 2009 Shannon Leadership Fellow and a 2014 Roy Wilkins Fellow, Marnita is a social entrepreneur who has invented a replicable way to catalyze strong relationships between disparate organizations and individuals in order to deliver a stronger, more engaged communities for the benefit of all. She is a frequently sought-after interactive presenter on the topic of Bridging Social Capital.

About Marnita’s Table:
Marnita’s Table seeks to measurably increase social capital across race, class, culture, gender and other means of self-identity in order to catalyze transformational change where racial and cultural differences are not viewed as deficits or merely tolerated, but instead viewed as assets. Experts at social capital building, over the past fourteen years we’ve welcomed over 55,000 people from around the world and the around the way to find common ground across difference while breaking bread.


(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 10:30 am CST


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