August 2017 Archive Newsletter

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Listen to José Muñoz at the 2014

Community Schools National Forum

José Muñoz Named New Director of the Coalition for Community Schools

We are pleased to announce José Muñoz as the Coalition for Community Schools new Director. Muñoz has led the community schools initiative in Albuquerque, NM and will bring his local experience and vision to strengthen our movement. Learn more

View Video Highlights from 2016

Community Schools National Forum

Join us for the 2018 Community Schools National Forum 
Save the date for the Community Schools National Forum from May 2 - 4, 2018! Join over 2,000 practitioners, advocates, and policymakers from across the country. Registration and the workshop RFP will be available this fall. Learn more

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Vote Today - IEL Submits Seven Proposals to SXSW EDU 2018
The Institute for Educational Leadership needs your help to get to Austin. Voting is live and open to the public from August 7 - 25. Vote for your favorite sessions daily! Learn about the proposals and vote now.

What is Health Equity?

If you're wondering what health equity is, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently released a brief that takes a deep dive into the term. 
The brief also identifies crucial elements that guide effective action to reduce 
health disparities. Read the Brief

The Coalition Releases Trauma-Informed Care Resources


Trauma affects us all, but while everyone experiences trauma in some way in life, not everyone has the access 
to resources and the ability to address it. The Coalition has collected resources to help guide the field in understanding trauma and what community schools can do about it. View Resources

better together

New Resources for Conversations on Race


Racial Equity Tools recently launched new resources addressing new complex conversations on race, white supremacy, intersectionality, and decolonization. View Resources


Opportunities and Resources



New Handbook for Local Education Agency & School Leaders:

Meaningful Local
 Engagement Under ESSA Handbook


 View Handbook

New Report from John Hopkins
on Community School
Models and Approaches



View Publication


Promise Neighborhoods

Program is Inviting Applications for 2017



Apply Now

Applications due September 5th!



Webinar: The Secret Formula 1+2+3 Improving Attendance for

Our Most Vulnerable


Learn More or Register


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