ROC the Future, Susan Dawson of E3 Alliance honored at national convening

Across the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network, communities and local leaders work tirelessly to improve outcomes for kids, demonstrating courageous leadership, commitment and persistence At the 10th annual Cradle to Career Network Convening, StriveTogether recognized an individual and an organization exemplifying these qualities with our two annual awards: the Bill Henningsgaard Cradle to Career Champion…

Art scholarship winners showcase community and perseverance

StriveTogether is excited to recognize four student artists from across the country with the 2019 Art Inspires scholarship. This year, winners found inspiration in two spoken word poems by Christian Paige, “Trees” and “The Eyes of Your Enemy.” The scholarship winners will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and have their work displayed at StriveTogether’s Cincinnati headquarters.…

Five students at a time

Focused efforts in Northfield, Minn., lead to communitywide improvements in third-grade reading They can be any student, in any classroom. When independent reading time begins, they keep their heads down, turning the pages of their books and trying to blend in. They’re playing the part, but they’re falling behind. They’re called “pretend readers,” said third-grade…

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…

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,…