Cross-Sector Partnerships

Points of Light CEO meets with Edmondson, other Ohio leaders

In her latest ChangeNotes newsletter, Points of Light CEO Michelle Nunn speaks about her recent encounters with collaboration, collective impact, and compassion. One such encounter was with Jeff Edmondson, where Nunn was "taken by Jeff's vision of the importance of a multi-sector approach - how his community of Cincinnati is finding that downtown development, education and virtually every other advance is dependent upon cross-sector collaboration and civic leadership."

Public-Private Partnerships For School Improvement Efforts

Emily Richmond, public editor of the National Education Writers Association, highlighted the efforts of the Strive Partnership in her article on the recent policy forum held in New Orleans, hosted by The After-School Corporation and the Partnership for Youth Development.

The Necessity of Cross-Sector Collaboration

In her commentary, Becky Ceperley (CEO of the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation) speaks to the necessity and growing desire for cross-sector collaboration when facing social issues, and commends Strive for its "remarkable results."

To read the full article, follow this link: Sharing in School Reforms

Sharing Accountability for Student Success

In this Education Sector blog post, Christopher Caruso speaks to the importance of school partners, strong relationships, shared goals, and shared accountability towards making real change in our schools. Caruso highlights the Strive Partnership for its success and strategies. 

To read the whole article, follow this link: Sharing the Heavy Lift on School Improvement

A Promise for Albany's Kids

The Albanay Promise, a new initiative that aims to take a more holistic approach to educating children, is modeled in part after Strive: "Now, along comes a partnership of dozens of school, business, and community stakeholders to form The Albany Promise, billed as an effort to change a cycle that has seemed all but unbreakable. Its goal is nothing less than giving children in the city's poorest neighborhoods the same chance in life as middle- and upper-class kids."

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