Education and Youth

New Mexico IAF, Albuquerque Interfaith, Alliance Schools, accountability

Albuquerque Interfaith Advances Alliance Schools in Accountability Meeting

Sunday, January 29, 2017
FOX-KRQUE

Following last year’s victory in helping pass a $575 Million bond package for local public schools, just part of the $2.5 Billion Albuquerque Interfaith has helped leverage sinc Read more about Albuquerque Interfaith Advances Alliance Schools in Accountability Meeting

Albuquerque Interfaith

Arizona Interfaith, Arizona IAF, Public school funding, teacher pay

VIP Fights for State Funding of Public Schools

Monday, January 23, 2017
Arizona Education News Service

In 2016, VIP and Arizona Interfaith leaders led the fight for school and health funding for Arizona children, both for Kidcare(children’s health insurance) and school finance i Read more about VIP Fights for State Funding of Public Schools

Valley Interfaith Project

Education and Youth
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 17:45

NCG Wins Fight to Save, Transform Fremont Middle School

Nevadans for the Common Good celebrated a positive resolution to an education issue affecting students of Fremont Middle School.  When the school district released rebuilding plans that involved busing Fremont middle-schoolers to another school, courageous parents and teachers began a year of conversing with each other and identifying allies. Read more about NCG Wins Fight to Save, Transform Fremont Middle School


Education and Youth
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 17:30

GCC Wins Full After-School Programs & Counseling at JFK High

In May GCC held a 125-person "Listen, Act, Win" action with Cleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon at JFK High School about GCC's 2017 education agenda.  Victories from the action include: John F. Kennedy Eagle Academy and PACT, with an estimated total of 650 students, will have full after-school programming with arts, music and athletics; trauma teams will be created for John F. Read more about GCC Wins Full After-School Programs & Counseling at JFK High


Education and Youth
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 17:00

BUILD Restores $2.58 Million in Funds for After-School Programs

On June 7th, BUILD won the restoration of $2.58 million in cuts to Baltimore City after-school and community school programs.  The BUILD One Baltimore campaign began in 2015 with jobs, safety, and youth program funding demands. Every major Mayoral candidate – including then candidate Pugh – agreed to these demands at the largest Baltimore City mayoral candidate accountability forum in March 2016.
 

Education and Youth
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 18:00

Spokane Alliance & Allies Victorious in School Bullying Action

Following almost nine weeks of pressure from Spokane Alliance members and allies, the Spokane Public Schools (SPS) school board unanimously voted to make a public statement on recent school bullying that included four key points leaders advocated for:  reaffirmation of the district’s commitment to respect all students; commitment to swift enforcement of hara Read more about Spokane Alliance & Allies Victorious in School Bullying Action


Education and Youth
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 18:15

AIM Wins Quality, Affordable After-School Program for Low-Income Students

240 elementary school students are now drumming, dancing, cooking, playing basketball, doing academics, and getting a hot dinner every day after school thanks to AIM. Read more about AIM Wins Quality, Affordable After-School Program for Low-Income Students


School Education Data, urban school reform, New York IAF

Manhattan Together, So. Bronx Churches Fight for Better School Data

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
New York Daily News & More

On March 19th, over 400 Manhattan Together (MT) and South Bronx Churches (SBC) leaders gathered with New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer to push the City Government for action to improve their broken Special Education data system and to push for more repairs in the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartments. Read more about Manhattan Together, So. Bronx Churches Fight for Better School Data

Metro IAF

school funding, Baltimore City Schools, Councilman Jack Young

BUILD Secures $70 M Commitment for Baltimore City Schools Funding Gap

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
WBALTV

In alliance with principals and schools across the City, BUILD won an additional commitment of $10 million in funding, bringing the total to $70 million BUILD has organized to close the $130 million gap in school funding.

Baltimore City Council President Jack Young, along with 11 other city council representatives, announced the additional commitment of $10 million at a BUILD and Baltimoreans for Educational Equity action of 900 parents, teachers and principals. This follows commitments from Baltimore Mayor and State Legislature to provide $60 million to fix the gap. Read more about BUILD Secures $70 M Commitment for Baltimore City Schools Funding Gap

BUILD

Public school funding, higher ed, Prescott, Arizona Interfaith

NAIC Pushes for Investment in Arizona Public Schools

Friday, August 12, 2016
Daily Courier

200 Northern Arizona Interfaith Council (NAIC) leaders, with the Prescott College Social Justice Human Rights Program, assembled with all six candidates of Arizona Legislative District 1 to push for increased funding of public schools across the state.  Said Tom Benson, “If we want our community and state to be a desirable place to work, raise a family, as well a retire it must be supported by a strong education system from .... Read more about NAIC Pushes for Investment in Arizona Public Schools

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