Posts Tagged ‘Voting’
How Education Is Empowering Future Leaders in Tacoma
As a community, Tacoma, Washington is seeing young people excited to wake up to go to school every day and who are taking charge of their education. One Washington State family shares their story and the importance of school choice for their children and families just like theirs.Read More >>
5 Capitals Needed for a Healthy Community
A healthy community must possess five different kinds of capital:
1. Human; 2. Social; 3. Political; 4. Intellectual, and, 5. Financial.
No single form of capital can be dominant; unrestrained by the others, each can create its own types of imbalance, and accompanying problems.
50 Years since the Civil Rights Movement: What’s changed? What remains the same?
As we recognize Black History Month at Green Dot Public Schools, we can focus on how the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s transformed public school campuses throughout the South. Even as our nation has advanced toward better opportunities for all citizens, far too many inequities still remain.Read More >>
Escaping Poverty through Better Education and Community Organizing
As we remember Martin Luther King this weekend and the legacy he left, we prepare more Green Dot parents to organize together to improve their lives and the conditions in their communities.Read More >>
September is Voter Registration Month
Green Dot’s Community Engagement Team works with schools to raise awareness of the democratic process during voter registration month.Read More >>
Empowering Parents to Strengthen School Communities
As we – and others working with the community-school model – have learned, campus and community are absolutely intertwined.Read More >>