Posts Tagged community partnerships

Every Student, Every Day

Every Student, Every Day

“There should be no barriers when it comes to providing young people with a quality education.” Broderick Johnson, White House Cabinet Secretary and Chair of the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force We couldn’t agree with that statement more. Last week the Obama Administration launched Every Student, Every

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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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The Truth About Donor Fatigue

The Truth About Donor Fatigue

Why donor fatigue is a myth and how you can bust it… Whether your partnership asks donors for money, time, or good and supplies, you probably feel like you find yourself up against “donor fatigue” now and then (or often and always…). You sometimes may even decide

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A Trifecta of Need – Part 1: Housing Segregation

A Trifecta of Need - Part 1: Housing Segregation

This is the first of a three post series inspired by a speech by Mike Sabin, principal of the McCormack Middle School in Boston by AOC Director, Lallie Lloyd. Not long ago I attended a fundraiser for the the Trinity Boston Foundation (a subsidiary of Trinity Church

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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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Planting Roots & Growing Up: Expanding a Partnership into the Community

Planting Roots & Growing Up: Expanding a Partnership into the Community

We know that church-school partnerships come in all shapes and sizes. That’s one of the things we love about them. We also know that they are directly tied to their individual communities, and as the impact of a church-school partnership begins to grow, often, so does the

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AOC in the Episcopal Church Foundation’s “Vestry Papers”

We want to give a big thank you to the Episcopal Church Foundation’s Vital Practices March “Vestry Papers” newsletter, focused on Inspiring Advocacy, for running a great feature on All Our Children. Below, read an excerpt from our article about things we’ve observed about church-school partnerships so

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