Tuesday, March 17, 2015 -
8:30am to 1:30pm EDT
Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street, East River Room, 11th floor, NYC
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Join us to explore critical issues around New York City's scaling of community schools as a strategy for school improvement and community development. The discussion will center on: the cross-sector promise of community schools in supporting communities, the vision and principles that drive community school practice, and the role of philanthropy as a positive, catalytic force to support innovation and incubation and achieve results.
Join leaders from various City Administration Departments, school and community educators and practitioners, and local and national philanthropists to address the following issues:
- The promise partnerships: the why, how and what of Community Schools
- Intersections with education, youth development, housing and health
- Restoring community voice through Community Schools
- The practice of Community Schools - what does "transformation" look like?
- The role of philanthropy in the Community School strategy - providing support, partnership and serving as a positive catalytic force
- Victoria Antonini, Principal, Sunset Park High School
- Xavier de Souza Briggs, Vice President, Economic Opportunity and Assets Program, Ford Foundation
- Julie Stein Brockway, Co-Director, Center for Family Life
- Richard Buery, NYC Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, NYC Office of the Mayor
- Chris Caruso, Executive Director, Community Schools, NYC Department of Education
- Jack Doyle, Executive Director, New Settlement Houses
- Dorita Gibson, Senior Deputy Chancellor, New York City Department of Education
- Megan Hester, Principal Associate, NYC Organizing, Annenberg Institute for School Reform
- Jennifer Liversedge, Assistant to the President and Program Officer, The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
- Pedro Noguera, Professor of Education, The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University; Executive Director, Metropolitan Center for Urban Education, New York University
- Naomi Post, Head of Community Based Programmes, The Atlantic Philanthropies
- Jane Quinn, Vice President and Director of National Center for Community Schools, The Children's Aid Society
- Sanjiv Rao, Program Officer, Educational Opportunity and Scholarship, Ford Foundation
- Adeline Ray, Director of Community Schools, Chicago Public Schools
- Nicole Rodriguez Leach, Vice President, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation
- Sara Sneed, Director, Education Investments, Hartford Foundation
- Yvonne Stennett, Executive Director, Community League of the Heights (CLOTH)
All interested funders.
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Check-in
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM Program
*Breakfast and lunch will be provided
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