Take 5 is being held in Cincinnati this year! Join us at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Main Branch to discuss new ideas and creative approaches for people who work with teens and youth in libraries, museums, arts organizations, and other learning environments. Followed by a tour of the Contemporary Arts Center's Unmuseum.
8:30am-9:00am Check-in, Coffee, Breakfast, and Logistics
9:00am-10:30am World Cafe: Making It Happen
10:45am-11:30am Make It Happen: Using Emotional Intelligence and the Process of Change
12:30pm-1:15pm Make It Happen: Engaging the Community
1:15pm-2:00pm Make It Happen: Impacting Our Youth
2:15pm-3:00pm World Cafe: Overcoming Barriers to Making It Happen
3:00pm-5:00pm Contemporary Arts Center Tour
More about our speakers:
Make It Happen: Using Emotional Intelligence and the Process of Change—Christine Lottman, a professor at the University of Cincinnati School of Social Work, shares her expertise in the area of emotional intelligence. She will discuss theories of change, the significance of emotional intelligence in making change happen and effective models for moving from an idea to action.
Make It Happen: Engaging the Community—Michelle Shinew, co-founder of Friends of Sawmill Wetlands (FSW) in Dublin, OH, will share how FSW rallied community support to preserve a wetland area in the heart of the suburban neighborhood and how it expands its impact through community engagement. She will discuss strategies for involving community partners to make things happen.
Make It Happen: Impacting Our Youth—Tom Kent is Executive Director of Elementz Hip Hop Youth Arts Center, where urban youth can learn arts rooted in the culture that is relevant to them and build life skills along the way. Participants create inspiring work such as a recently released music album produced entirely by the young people involved. Tom Kent will discuss ways to engage and truly impact our youth.
$20, this includes parking and lunch!
Parking is in Garfield Garage, we will give you a voucher for this garage at the end of the day so that your parking is free! Garfield Garage is located off of 9th Street, in between Vine Street and Race Street.
Take 5 Gives 5!
We're offering scholarships for qualified museum and arts educators and school librarians to attend the event with no registration fee. To apply for the scholarship and to learn more, click here.
Ready to register for this event?
First you have to create an account on SWON's website. It'll only take a minute & we will only send emails in regards to events you've registered for. Click register and it will take you through the steps.
How do I pay for this event?
This year we are doing things a little differently. Everyone can prepay! You can pay with credit card right as you register. If you'd like to send a check or your system is paying for you, click "Bill Me" when the time comes. (Please note that we will not be billing you or sending you your invoice.) You can actually access your invoice after registering at the "Thank you for registering" page. If you already passed that page, go to "Manage Profile" on the right tool bar. Once you've clicked it you should see an option for invoices. You can print the invoice from there too.