For schools and families who can’t afford the space, equipment, or supervision needed to meet either the State’s in-person school waiver provisions or private Learning Pod tutoring, community Partners are stepping in to make sure that learning gaps and inequities aren’t exacerbated by this COVID-19 crisis.
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While the county is on the State Watch List and schools are required to remain in a Distance Learning mode, the state is allowing County Public Health departments to work with schools to submit waiver applications to re-open K-6th grade instruction on a full-time, in-person basis.
Every year, StriveTogether brings together the power of its national movement for an event dedicated to connecting, learning and creating change. This year’s virtual event format is designed to engage, energize and recharge — including powerful keynotes from Geoffrey Canada and Nikole Hannah-Jones, with space for critical conversations and reflection. Strive has opened up FREE registration to all our Partners but you must register by this Friday
After seven years of growth and change, the Partnership has launched its own independent nonprofit organization to manage and sustain the Backbone services that support all of the Partners’ collaborative action. Learn more about the roles of the Board, Partnership Council and Leadership Team as well as the 2020-21 Action Agenda Priorities.
Here are some Backbone Team “Staff Picks” we wanted to share with partners.