How are Marin Promise Partners addressing COVID-19?
The world has been changing dramatically these past several weeks. Everybody is feeling it, particularly our most vulnerable children and families.
During these extraordinary times, Marin County has heard the rallying cry and people are doing what they can to pitch in and help in ways they never thought they would just a month ago. Here is what's happening in the county, and how our amazing community is coming together to help one another, especially those with the greatest needs.
Despite the complexity of the situation, most districts report that there are less than a handful of students who they have not been able to connect with to provide basic need and on-line connectivity assistance.#Human Needs: Transportation #Technological Access: Computers & Printers
A number of Partners are adopting and/or strengthening their case management or wrap-around support approaches focused on students and families most impacted by structural inequity.#Case Management/Wrap-around #Wellness: Mental Health #Wellness: Socio-Emotional
Partners collaboratively developed a program to provide emergency “pop-up” childcare services.#Human Needs: Childcare
Aligning communications, formal and informal, English and Spanish to ensure everyone has access to COVID-19 information.#Communications
Marin Promise Partnership Backbone Team, helping to track and highlight Partner Responses to COVID-19#Communications
Examples of innovative partnerships leveraging schools as community food hubs.#Human Needs: Food
Dominican University partnered with the Red Cross to host a blood drive.#Wellness: Physical Health
Funding Coordination for direct family support#Funding: Individuals #Human Needs: Money/Financial #Human Needs: Shelter
Tamalpais Union High School District brings all three campus wellness centers together online and families and students continue to have access to case management and mental health services in Novato.#Case Management/Wrap-around #Wellness: Mental Health #Wellness: Socio-Emotional
Districts are keeping equity in mind as they adopt a "do no harm" philosophy in designing their Distance Learning and Grading policies.#Distance Learning: Grading & Assessments
Teams of Partners from across sectors are coming together to provide coordinated, whole-child supports to help students stay on track#Case Management/Wrap-around #Data Sharing #Human Needs #Wellness