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The Coalition for Community hosts regular online webinars to provide the field with tools and resources to aid community school initiatives. These webinars provide in-depth analysis from school and community leaders from around the country.

Upcoming Webinars:

Community Schools and Equity: 
Changing Systems



Wednesday, May 6th 2015
1:00-2:00PM EST 

Learn how the community school strategy is being utilized as a vehicle for systems-level change in school funding, teacher preparation, family stability, and student achievement. Participants will explore the innovative approaches three community schools initiatives are taking to re-define education and opportunity for students, families, and communities.

The Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) Community Schools initiative will transform high-need schools into high-quality community schools through their Equity and Empowerment Lens. United Way of the Bay Area will present their SparkPoint Community Schools model, a two-generation approach for linking family economic success with student achievement. And at their University-Assisted Community Schools, IUPUI’s School of Education is developing teacher preparation programs under a social justice framework.

Speakers will include:

Diana Hall - Co-Chair, Community Schools Leadership Network
Program Supervisor, SUN Service System and Community Schools

Monica Medina, Ph.D. - Interim Director, Center for Urban and Multicultural Education, IUPUI School of Education

Ena Yasuhara Li - Director of Education, United Way of the Bay Area



You can learn more about our Equity Framework here. For more information about our series, contact Perpetual Baffour –


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