Call for Consultation: Developing a UCEDD Network TA Plan to Implement the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan

July 16, 2020


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AUCD's UCEDD Resource Center (URC) is looking to fund ten (10) network members who would be interested in participating in a set of 2020-2021 TA activities related to the implementation of the Equity Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan to serve on an advisory group to inform a network TA plan for said activities and one (1) network member to serve as a process facilitator.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Prospective Implementors

Participate in 3 advisory calls in August and September and be available over email for document review and consultation.

Process Facilitator

Organize and facilitate the 3 advisory calls, gather and analyze network input to develop a comprehensive TA plan for the 2020-2021 network activities.

Full scopes of work for the two roles are included in the attached call for consultation.

Funding levels:

Prospective Implementors will receive a $1,000 stipend and the Process Facilitator will be contracted for $5,000 between now and September 29, 2020.

Application Process:

Process Facilitator Applicants

By July 31, 2020, submit a letter of interest (no more than two (2) pages) to Sarah DeMaio ([email protected]) that

  • details your capacity to serve in this role in August-September 2020 and
  • summarizes your background and experience as it relates to group facilitation, TA project design and implementation, and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Prospective Implementors Applicants

By July 31, 2020, submit a letter of interest (no more than two (2) pages) to Sarah DeMaio ([email protected]) that

  • affirms your capacity to participate
  • details your decision-making authority within your UCEDD,
  • describes your UCEDDs interest in informing and receiving technical assistance to implement the ED&I Action Plan and incorporate aspects into your 5-year core grant applications or in revisions to their current 5-year plans, and
  • includes approval from the UCEDD Director.