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Leaders from Chicago and Colorado honored at national convening

In 70 communities across the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network, countless local leaders work tirelessly to improve outcomes for kids, demonstrating commitment, passion and persistence. At the ninth annual Cradle to Career Network Convening, StriveTogether recognized two women who exemplify these qualities by presenting them with the Bill Henningsgaard Cradle to Career Champion Award. This…

Welcome to Seattle! Help students discover paths beyond high school this week

Guest blog post by Kristen “Avery” Avery, college and career success director, and Alejandra Pérez, college and career success coordinator, at the Community Center for Education Results. Welcome to our fellow cradle-to-career colleagues coming from all over the country to join us for this year’s StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network Convening. This is an exciting…

Eastside Pathways welcomes all to StriveTogether’s 2018 national convening

Guest blog post by Stephanie Cherrington, executive director of Eastside Pathways. Eastside Pathways and our partners extend a warm greeting to the community organizations, individuals and leaders from the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network. We’re thrilled to welcome you to Seattle, a city known not just for the Space Needle, Starbucks and the rain, but also for…

2018 Cradle to Career Network Convening: See you in Seattle!

Excitement for this year’s Cradle to Career Network Convening in Seattle, Wash., has been reflected in our highest registration numbers yet. We are excited to see nearly 500 Cradle to Career Network members and community partners in attendance, including school district staff,  housing authorities, regional board members and community organizers. The convening will gather stakeholders…

Art Inspires scholarship: Wisconsin student seeks to inspire creativity

Through the 2018 Art Inspires scholarship, StriveTogether recognized five student artists for outstanding artwork reflecting StriveTogether’s vision and core values, including educational equity. The scholarship winners will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and have their work displayed at StriveTogether’s Cincinnati headquarters. Each of the five students will be highlighted on our blog. Student artist Shani…

Art Inspires scholarship: Memphis student draws path to success

Through the 2018 Art Inspires scholarship, StriveTogether recognized five student artists for outstanding artwork reflecting StriveTogether’s vision and core values, including educational equity. The scholarship winners will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and have their work displayed at StriveTogether’s Cincinnati headquarters. Each of the five students will be highlighted on our blog. For Memphis, Tenn.,…

Art Inspires scholarship: Charleston student shows opportunity in everyday scene

Through the 2018 Art Inspires scholarship, StriveTogether recognized five student artists for outstanding artwork reflecting StriveTogether’s vision and core values, including educational equity. The scholarship winners will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and have their work displayed at StriveTogether’s Cincinnati headquarters. Each of the five students will be highlighted on our blog. On the surface,…

Art Inspires scholarship: Memphis student’s art highlights community effort

Through the 2018 Art Inspires scholarship, StriveTogether recognized five student artists for outstanding artwork reflecting StriveTogether’s vision and core values, including educational equity. The scholarship winners will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and have their work displayed at StriveTogether’s Cincinnati headquarters. Each of the five students will be highlighted on our blog. When Amaia Johnson…