Marin Partnership a Good Sign for Local Youth

A coalition of community leaders and educators has joined forces to help fulfill the promise of public education for every student. The organization, the Marin Promise Partnership, has already received two grants totaling $300,000 to advance its goal. The goal is not new. Concern about the “opportunity gap” that exists for Marin youth has been … Read more

Marin Promise Partner Running for School Board

San Rafael School Board Race: 3 Candidates, 2 Seats Two incumbents on the San Rafael City Schools board of trustees are being challenged in the Nov. 6 elections by a third candidate, Jon Marker, with education and nonprofit administration experience. Jon Marker is CEO of the Youth Leadership Institute and a member of the Marin … Read more

Marin Partnership Pushes for Education Equity

College financial aid workshops were brought to Novato and San Rafael high school students by a push from a little-known partnership of Marin community leaders. That group recently identified five initiatives to help reach its mission of achieving educational equity in Marin by 2028. Marin Promise Partnership, a nonprofit of education and nonprofit leaders, this … Read more