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December 2019

December OPOT Get-Together: Morning Coffee!

December 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Daniel’s Coffee
Free

Enjoy a happy morning with One Park - One Team! Join us for the December OPOT Get-Together at Daniel's Coffee Cart on Wednesday, December 18 from 8:00-10:00 AM for a cup of coffee and pastries on us! Enjoy complimentary pastries and a cup of regular or decaf coffee, or $2.00 off an upgraded specialty drink. Don't forget to bring your reusable OPOT coffee cup! Attendees can also make origami tree ornaments out of old gift wrapping paper and theatre programs with the Balboa Park Sustainability Program and…

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January 2020

January OPOT Get-Together: Winter Paradice!

January 23, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Lace up your skates and try out the Fleet Science Center's new ice skating rink at the January OPOT Get-Together! Guests can try out the synthetic ice-skating rink with fellow Park teammates and learn about the science behind this cool phenomenon. Join OPOT on Thursday, January 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Fleet Science Center. Guests can also get cozy and enjoy hot chocolate while perusing the Fleet's ground level exhibits. This One Park – One Team Get-Together is for current Balboa…

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February 2020

2020 Smith Leadership Symposium

February 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Comic-Con Museum, 2131 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$100

Everyone is a leader, no matter what your job title or area of responsibility. Join your arts, science, and culture colleagues for a day of exploration of your role as a leader, wherever you stand in your organization. The 2020 Smith Leadership Symposium will provide all participants with a day of learning, growth, reflection, and support.

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March 2020

March OPOT Get-Together: Arts & Craft Hour with Mingei International Museum

March 24, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Requa Room, House of Hospitality, 1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Free

Join Mingei International Museum Manager of Education, Shannon Foley, to embroider a t-shirt with a social justice theme. Learn more about what Mingei has been up to during renovation and plans for re-opening. All materials provided. Please indicate t-shirt size upon registration and choose one of two sessions: 11:30am – 12:30pm 1:00pm – 2:00pm This One Park – One Team Get-Together is for current Balboa Park employees and volunteers. This is an opportunity for Balboa Park employees and volunteers to…

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April 2020

It’s More Than a Statement: Equity at Work

April 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado
San Diego, California 92101
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$75

Equity in arts and culture is at the forefront of everyone's mind. In fact, the Commission for Arts & Culture requested equity statements (along with evidence of practice) from OSP funded organizations in end of year reporting. With many funders prioritizing equity and diversity, it's important for nonprofits to not only have policies in place but to create a culture that embodies equity and diversity. Cultural equity statements represent an organization's commitment to fostering an equitable, inclusive, and accessible environment…

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September 2021

Learn Together: Social Change Ecosystem Framework with Shelby Gordon (September 28)

September 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online – Zoom
Free

The Parkwide IDEA Working Group invites all Balboa Park employees and volunteers to attend our second learning opportunity, "Learn Together: Social Change Ecosystem Framework" on two dates and times: Tuesday, September 28 from 10:00am-11:00am and Thursday, September 30 from 3:00pm-4:00pm.

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Learn Together: Social Change Ecosystem Framework with Shelby Gordon (September 30)

September 30, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online – Zoom
Free

The Parkwide IDEA Working Group invites all Balboa Park employees and volunteers to attend our second learning opportunity, "Learn Together: Social Change Ecosystem Framework" on two dates and times: Tuesday, September 28 from 10:00am-11:00am and Thursday, September 30 from 3:00pm-4:00pm.

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November 2021

Learn Together: How to Create a Culture of Change with Quincey Penn

November 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Online – Zoom

Join the Parkwide IDEA Working Group on Tuesday, November 16 from 10:00am - 11:15am, to learn about DEI theories and practice from Quincey Penn, Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. Without formal education we often learn about DEI through our personal observations and experiences. In this presentation Quincey will share the 9 theories of DEI to help you begin to name behaviors you often see or experience but can't really explain. He will also…

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February 2022

Learn Together Session One: Owning Your Power At Any Level and Position

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online – Zoom
Free

Power is defined as the capacity of an individual to influence the actions, beliefs, or conduct of others. Have you ever wondered what power dynamics you hold in your organization or personal life? In this session, you’ll define and examine different types of power and learn how power dynamics and hierarchies shape how you show up as an individual and professional within your organization. Last, you’ll explore your sphere of influence and how you can leverage that influence within your…

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April 2022

Learn Together Session Two: Who You Are and Why You Matter

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online – Zoom
Free

What parts of you show up at work and how does culture impact you? In this session, you’ll explore who you are and how you can help shape workplace culture. Learn how to recognize significant parts of your identity that you bring to work, distinguish how social dynamics impact how you see yourself at your organization, and identify your role in shaping the culture. Culture is shaped in many ways and you’re part of that equation - you matter! This…

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