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As violence surrounds, Chicago school’s partnership with suburban church offers students help, hope

As violence surrounds, Chicago school’s partnership with suburban church offers students help, hope

This week we’re sharing a powerful narrative, originally written by David Paulson for the Episcopal News Service about a unique and crucial church-school partnership in Chicago’s violent North Lawndale neighborhood. St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Park Ridge, IL works in partnership with Community Christian Alternative Academy –

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Church-School Partnerships: Loving Mercy, Kindness, Advocacy

We had such a fantastic time at our Spring Forum in Buffalo, NY! For all those that attended thank you for your presence, your questions, your dedication, and you commitment to education equity! We were honored to welcome The Rev. Barbara Girton-Mitchell, the Director of the US

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Registration is LIVE for our Buffalo-area Forum!

We are thrilled to announce that registration is now live for our next event! Join us in Buffalo, NY May 20 & 21 – CLICK HERE to get more details! Do you want to change the world (and help your church in the process)? Do you want

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Coming in 2016: Regional Forums!

Coming in 2016: Regional Forums!

By Lallie Lloyd, Director We used to have a collective commitment in this country to educate each child to the best of her ability and to share the costs among us all. That’s part of what made this country great. We used to believe we all benefited

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Calling All Churches: A Local School Needs You!

Calling All Churches: A Local School Needs You!

All Our Children is planning six regional forums in 2016 to lay the foundation for our 2017 national symposium. “Public education is a divine right, a human right, and for the common good.” Presiding Bishop-elect, Michael Curry AOC is excited to announce our 2016 regional forums! Each

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Seeking with All Our Hearts: A Reflection on General Convention

Seeking with All Our Hearts: A Reflection on General Convention

We’re back! After a brief hiatus for The 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, the AOC team is back in action and ready to build on the important work we did in Salt Lake City. For I know the plans I have for you, declares the

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Creating a Movement: Calling the Church to Commit to Education Equity

Creating a Movement: Calling the Church to Commit to Education Equity

What is the church’s role in addressing education inequity? by AOC Director, Lallie Lloyd The resolution we helped to craft, Resolution B005 “Quality Public Education for All” (available here in English and Spanish), calls for a church-wide symposium to explore this question. We’d love your voice in

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Why All Our Children is Going to General Convention

Why All Our Children is Going to General Convention

As some of you readers already know, AOC will be at the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church in June. Some of you have asked, “Well, why are you going to General Convention?” Below, Director, Lallie Lloyd tackles that very question! Every three years General Convention,

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Funding Source: Applications are being accepted for Episcopal domestic poverty ministry grants

Funding Source: Applications are being accepted for Episcopal domestic poverty ministry grants

We received this media release from TEC’s Office of Public affairs and wanted to share it with our friends and members as a potential source of funding for church-school partnership programs large and small. Applications accepted for domestic poverty ministry grants The Episcopal Church Office of Public

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