Tuesday, July 21, 2015

You're Invited: VoteRunLead Self Care & Leadership Training

VoteRunLead understands that in order to be courageous and lead from a place of strength, one must invest in self-care. Join Dr. LG Shanklin-Flowers for a day-long workshop for women leaders who are passionate about creating change in their communities. See below for more event details and be sure to save your seat today!

Self Care & Leadership Training with Dr. LG Shanklin-Flowers

African Development Center, Minneapolis, MN

7/25/15, 10:00am - 4:00pm EDT
Join VoteRunLead in Minneapolis for a day-long training with women who are passionate about creating positive change in their communities and have aspirations of stepping into leadership roles. 
See familiar faces or meet new ones. Step into a space that is dedicated to uplifting and encouraging women’s community and political leadership! Participants will walk away with a deeper understanding of self-care and tools for implementing new self-care practices in daily life. This Self-Care and Leadership workshop is being presented by VoteRunLead and will feature Dr. LG Shanklin-Flowers from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  


The training will start at 10am and end at 4pm at the African Development Center of Minnesota in Minneapolis.  Lunch is included and will be provided by Afro Deli.

Need a scholarship?

We have a very limited number of scholarships available for registration only. Contact Liz at liz[at]voterunlead.org for more information.

About Dr. LG Shanklin-Flowers

Dr. Shanklin-Flowers is the founder and principal consultant of InReach where she provides consultation and workshops in the areas of women-centered self-care, leadership development, diversity management, inclusion/cultural competency, anti-oppression and building alliances..  She is a former Executive Director of Public Allies Milwaukee, an AmeriCorps apprenticeship program committed to advancing new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation. Prior to that she served as a Program officer at the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee where she oversaw their social justice grant making program, worked closely with the women of color constituent funds and founded the Women of Color Fundraisers Network. Additionally, she has lent her talents to Cardinal Stritch University’s Leadership Center, the city-wide Black Infant Mortality Project, Life Course Initiative for Healthy Families, the Reproductive Justice Collective, and the YWCA’s Everytown Youth Leadership Camp. Known for her pioneering efforts within the developing field of cultural diversity, Dr. Shanklin-Flowers has led organizations and hundred of groups through the sensitive areas of organizational change, intercultural understanding, and diversity management. She was recognized for her diligent and courageous promotion of racial justice when she became a recipient of the YWCA of SE Wisconsin Racial Justice Award. In 2011, she received their Empowering Women Award. She was also a United to End Racism (UER) NGO delegate to the 2001 World Conference against Racism, Xenophobia and Other Intolerances in Durban, South Africa and then led the UER delegations at three White Privilege Conferences in the Midwest.  Dr. Shanklin-Flowers received her doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning & Service from Cardinal Stritch University and wrote her dissertation on The Self-Care Perceptions and Practices of Contemporary Black Women Leaders.

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