Posts Tagged All Our Children

Introducing the Dillard Middle School Partnership Project

Introducing the Dillard Middle School Partnership Project

Three congregations in Goldsboro, North Carolina come together to pursue collective service, ministry, and school partnership. We’re thrilled to welcome the Dillard Middle School Partnership Project as the newest member of the network! We connected with Rebecca Bean, a Deacon at St. Andrews’ Episcopal Church in Goldsboro,

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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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Meet the Newlin School Partnership!

Meet the Newlin School Partnership!

About a month ago, All Our Children was excited to welcome the partnership between the Church of the Holy Comforter and Newlin Elementary School as a member of our network. Their partnership, based in Burlington, North Carolina, is 3 years old and does everything from providing supplies

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When will a child’s zipcode become irrelevant?

When will a child's zipcode become irrelevant?

We here at AOC know that zipcode is (unfortunately) a huge indicator as to the quality of life and education for children and families in the US. This week we heard a segment on NPR about a recent study about how where kids grow up affect their

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Funding Friday: Grants for Literacy Programs & Community Partnerships

We’ve found some excellent grants for partnerships to look over and consider as potential funding sources. These came to us through the America’s Promise website (if you haven’t seen it, hop over and take a look, they do excellent work toward the mission of increasing high-school graduation

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Wisdom Wednesday: Ways to Support Low-Income Schools

Just a quick post today to share a great video we found through the National Civil Rights Museum. It’s great to share with your congregation, volunteers, and school leaders.

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Seperate and Unequal: Why Poor Districts Need More Funding

Seperate and Unequal: Why Poor Districts Need More Funding

Do rich districts in your state get more money per pupil than poor ones? A recent article in the Washington Post says in 23 states the answer to that question is Yes. In 23 states, per pupil local and state education spending is higher in rich school

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Resource Round-Up: Celebrating Volunteer Week April 12 – 18

Resource Round-Up: Celebrating Volunteer Week April 12 - 18

It is an indisputable fact that without the individuals who give their time to church-school partnerships, they simply could not run. Just within the AOC member community there are upwards of 150 regular program volunteers who regularly give of their time and attention to work toward improving

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Introducing Lockhart Early Learning Center

Introducing Lockhart Early Learning Center

We are excited to welcome All Saints’ Episcopal Church’s partnership with Cabarrus County Schools’ Lockhart Early Learning Center as a new AOC member. We were very happy to speak with School Liason, Jackie Whitfield, about this special partnership, how they started out, what some of their challenges

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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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