We invite you to participate in the upcoming events hosted by Williams Events
Fighting the Holiday Blues
October – December 2017
As you are planning ahead and scheduling youth programs and service for 2018 don’t forget, we still have roughly 70 days until the new year. The countdown to the new year poses a unique set of challenges as som check out, lose steam and become reflective. Durig the holiday season, most people spend time with family laughing and celebrating. However, everyone does not have this luxury. The holiday season can be especially difficult for those who have bee separated from family, experienced the loss of a loved one, or any other form of loneliness. The students you serve need emotional support now more than ever. Request a customized proposal for your youth today.
December 8-10, 2017
SPARK’s destination experiences are all-inclusive and one-of-a-kind professional and personal development programs where you get a chance to connect with other leaders in the fields of education, non-profit leadership, faith-based communities, and social entrepreneurship in some of the top retreat destinations in the country. This unique approach includes research-based trainings and on-site mastermind sessions with leaders in the fields of education, social entrepreneurship, and the non-profit sector, including over 20+ hours of in-depth workshops, fireside chats with special guests, and collaborative time with other participants.
The Ubntu Education Summit
August 11, 2017
Hosted by The Cambio Group, The Ubunto Education Summit will provide workshops that support equitable and culturally proficient services and learning environments for all students.
SPARK Professional Development Institute
August 21, 2017
October 16-17, 2017
The Spark Renewal Center will be presenting single day workshops to school districts and afterschool providers in Indianapolis, IN. Session 1, Healing Invisible Wounds: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Help Youth Overcome Trauma While Enhancing their Well-Being, will use an evidence-based and culturally relevant model of trauma and trauma-informed care to give participants hands-on applications for understanding trauma-informed care and its role in serving youth. Session 2, Creating an Equity Toolkit: Strategies for Individualizing Paths to College and Career Success, will take a critically reflective look at a fundamental question of our work – how do we avoid tracking our young people and instead help them identify and pursue post-secondary paths that reflect their unique aspirations, strengths, and needs?
For more information on these events please click the links above for open events or feel free to contact us at 912.495.8550.