CESBC Webinar: Learning to "see with two eyes": Insights from applying culturally-responsive evaluation strategies to an Indigenous health initiative

Date(s) - September 11, 2020 - September 12, 2020
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Presented by Julie Zhang (presenter) & Chris Macklin (contributor)

This presentation will introduce an innovative framework for culturally-responsive evaluation within Indigenous contexts and examine how the framework has been applied in a real-world evaluation. I begin with a brief overview of Chris Macklin’s use of Two-Eyed Seeing as a guiding principle to integrate Indigenous forms of expertise and knowledge into the CDC Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health. Subsequently, I share insights about my experience applying the adapted framework to conduct an evaluation of a major Indigenous health initiative at Interior Health. In the process of re-learning to “see with two eyes” – one on Western biomedical theories/methodologies and another on Indigenous ways of knowing and conceptualizations of wellness – I illustrate how meaningfully practicing cultural responsiveness can enhance the evaluation process as a whole. 

WHEN:  Friday, Sept 11, 2020 from 12 pm to 1 pm Pacific Time

WHERE: CESBC webinars take place online using Zoom platform

COST: Free (long distance charges may apply if you dial in rather than use Zoom app)


[Please join the webinar at 12:00 pm. The webinar will end before 1:00 pm. The webinar is booked for a longer timeframe for organizational purposes only.]



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