ADVOCACY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

policy

Green Dot Students Propose Policy Changes in Their Community

November 15, 2017
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Seniors at Ánimo Pat Brown are working with the online platform LawMaker to draft, propose and share policy ideas that will positively impact their community.

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Mentors

Promise Program Mentors Support Students Beyond the School Day

October 19, 2017
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The Promise Program connects students to Green Dot Home Office employees, with the purpose of supporting students academically, exposing them to new career opportunities, and to explore new communities.

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Hurricane

Students Respond to Hurricane Harvey

October 5, 2017
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After witnessing the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey on the community of Houston and Southeast Texas, Student Council members at Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School raised over a thousand dollars to donate to the United Way of Greater Houston, to help those impacted.

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parent community engagement coordinators

The Link Between Parents, Communities and Green Dot

July 12, 2017
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At Green Dot, a special staff person helps power the vital partnership between schools, families, and communities — we call them Parent Coordinators, and they help bridge the gap between students’ home and school lives.

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LA Stands for All

Kevin de Leon Meets with Charter Parents to Talk Immigration Policy

June 22, 2017
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This spring, parents and students from Green Dot Public Schools’United Parents and Students, KIPP Public Charter Schools, and Magnolia Public Schools, hosted the LA Stands for All Immigrant Families assembly, a collective effort to protect the rights of the families our schools serve — and by extension, families like them across the city.

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