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Lina Cramer
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  • Chicago, IL
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Norlyn Dimmitt commented on Lina Cramer's event 'We Are Made for These Times - Becoming Wiser Together'
"I participated my first World Cafe yesterday (UIC, Becoming Wiser Together).  It was a wonderful experience.. I'm convinced that the World Cafe community can be a catalyst for a #CompassionateCitizens Movement. We envision 30 million…"
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We Are Made for These Times - Becoming Wiser Together at UIC Student Center East, 3rd Floor Cardinal Room

October 13, 2017 from 8:30am to 3:30pm
Join us for a day dedicated to pursing how we can become Wiser Together and more prepared to address the challenges and opportunities for these times. Together with World Cafe founders Juanita Brown and David Isaacs and Wiser Together collaborators Ashley Cooper, David Shaw and Renee Jackson we will explore how World Cafe and other dialogue processes strengthen conversational leadership and social change efforts.See More
Sep 6, 2017
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We Are Made for These Times - Becoming Wiser Together at UIC Student Center East, 3rd Floor Cardinal Room

October 13, 2017 from 8:30am to 3:30pm
Join us for a day dedicated to pursing how we can become Wiser Together and more prepared to address the challenges and opportunities for these times. Together with World Cafe founders Juanita Brown and David Isaacs and Wiser Together collaborators Ashley Cooper, David Shaw and Renee Jackson we will explore how World Cafe and other dialogue processes strengthen conversational leadership and social change efforts.See More
Sep 6, 2017
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Nov 28, 2011
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Jan 9, 2011
Lina Cramer is now a member of The World Cafe Community
Jan 9, 2011

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Please indicate your World Café experience (ONLY IF YOU HAVE ACTUAL WORLD CAFE EXPERIENCE) in one or more of the following roles:
Host
If you are new to the World Cafe, would you please share how you heard about this community?
I am not new to World Cafe, I am new to the World Cafe ning!
What field is the primary focus of your World Café work (ONLY CHECK AREAS WHERE YOU ARE ALREADY ACTIVELY USING WORLD CAFE PLEASE)?
Education, Community
What knowledge, skills or resources would you like to contribute to the World Café community to help it grow and flourish?
I have extensive experience developing and hosting Parent Cafes - based on WC. My first experience with World Cafe - was to develop a specific cafe conversation - with a design team of parent leaders - about how to keep our families strong and our children safe. These Parent Cafes - entitled Love Is Not Enough and based on 6 evidence-based Protective Factors - are led by parents with other parents in communities, schools and early childhood programs. They are extremely powerful and popular. We have parent leaders across our state who lead cafes as part of Strengthening Families Illinois.
I also develop and host Partner Cafes, Cross Generation Cafes and Community Cafes focusing primarily on strengthening collaboration and partnerships among parents, youth and community services and schools. Strengthening Families Illinois has developed a game Cafe Talk - The Game that Gets to the Heart of Family as a way for parents to continue their conversations at home and with their friends.
What would you most like to receive from this community?
I am very interested in learning more about using World Cafe to strengthen Communities of Practice. I am also interested in learning more about hosting virtual cafes online.
What haven't we asked that you'd like to share?
I am a member of the World Cafe Community Foundation

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At 7:51pm on January 10, 2011, Maria de los Angeles Cinta said…

Bravo Lina que ya estás en la comunidad ning.....bienvenida. Tu experiencia es tan rica! 

 

Abrazos,

 

María de los Angeles 

At 4:31am on January 9, 2011, Benjamin Aaron Degenhart said…

Hi Lina! A warm welcome to you in this Online Community of Learning and Practice.

I apologize for my delay in approving you.

 

Great to hear about your extensive experience Lina! Much respect to the knowledge and wisdom you gained from this! I hope this space here can be one of many where you can share some of that...

If you can take the time, it'd be wonderful to read some more about you in our introduction-section. And you might wanna add Evanston to our member map :)

And we do have a "Intergenerational Cafe" group, that would surely be enriched if you'd join them! Also there is a "World Cafe Online" group for those interested in hosting virtual Cafes.

 

Lina, please let me know if i can help you with anything here, i hope this space can serve you well, welcome again!

Benjamin [Global Communications Team]

 
 
 

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