Statewide Action Agenda Session 4 (the tools)


July 20, 2021


Training is from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM


Your Action Agenda is your road map.  Learn how to use your action agenda as a tool to implement change. You’ll learn why developing concrete, measurable actions lead you towards your goal and provide shared accountability and structure. 
This session will be provided by Kathy Szenda Wilson and Maria Borden from BC Pulse. 

Kathy Szenda Wilson brings over 20 years of experience in philanthropy, community development, and systems building to her efforts to improve lives of children and their families. She is the Founder & current Co-Executive Director of BC Pulse. She currently serves as Battle Creek's Ward 4 City Commissioner.  Her strengths include facilitation, coaching, storytelling, training, empathy and weaving together seemingly disconnected things.


  • Leadership That Works’ Certified Community Coach
  • Fetzer Institute’s Facilitated Leadership Program
  • Michigan ACE Initiative Certified Master Trainer


  • System Building (ABLe Change Framework, System exChange, Michigan State University)
  • Asset-Based Community Development (DePaul University)

Maria Ortiz Borden brings over 20 years of experience in fund development, program development + management, building organizational sustainability + capacity. She is currently Co-Executive Director of BC Pulse. Maria has a passion for working with organizations and institutions to improve the outcomes for children and families.  


  • Trained anti-racism/anti-bias facilitator + organizer (YWCA, CrossRoads/ERACCE, and The Truth & Titus Collective)
  • Leadership That Works’ Certified Community Coach


  • Consultation + Facilitation on racial justice efforts, systemic racism, increasing cultural competency, promote racial healing
  • System Building (ABLe Change Framework, System exChange, Michigan State University)

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Kathy Szenda Wilson and Maria Borden, BC Pulse


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