Education and Youth

Education and Youth
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 17:30

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 harassment, intimidation and bullying; contact information for those needing to report incidents; and the context of the divisive year in politics.


Education, Public school funding, Maryland IAF

Maryland IAF Wins School Funding Commitments from State Legislators

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Metro IAF

AIM, BUILD and PATH won commitments from twelve Maryland state delegates and senators and three candidates to pass and fully fund the Kirwan Commission recommendations.

Metro IAF

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

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

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.


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.


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


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.


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.

Metro IAF

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