Together for Change ep. 6: Naming and tackling what’s real

In conversation Lisandra Gonzales Chief operating officer, Rocky Mountain Partnership Learn more about Lisandra >>   Becky Hoffman Chief executive officer, Rocky Mountain Partnership Learn more about Becky >>   Bridget Jancarz Chief of staff, StriveTogether Learn more about Bridget >>   Host Christian Motley Senior manager of policy and partnerships, StriveTogether Learn more about…

Leaders from Fresno, Calif., and Tulsa, Okla., honored at national convening

Nonprofits are facing challenges like never before — and across the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network, leaders are rising to meet them. Their courageous leadership, commitment and persistence in response to COVID-19 and systemic racism are supporting their communities to transform systems and improve the future. At the 11th annual Cradle to Career Network Convening,…

Together for Change ep. 5: Solving problems before they happen

In conversation Dan Heath New York Times bestselling author Learn more about Dan >>   Jennifer Blatz President and CEO, StriveTogether Learn more about Jennifer >>   Host Christian Motley Senior manager of policy and partnerships, StriveTogether Learn more about Christian >>   Transcript Christian Motley, senior manager of policy and partnerships, StriveTogether [00:17] Hi,…

Together for Change ep. 4: Race — Talking with family and friends

In conversation Glenn Singleton Author, Courageous Conversations about Race Learn more about Glenn >>   Colin Groth  Executive vice president of strategy and development, StriveTogether Learn more about Colin >>   Host Christian Motley Senior manager of policy and partnerships, StriveTogether Learn more about Christian >>   Transcript Christian Motley, senior manager of policy and…

Together for Change ep. 3: Using data to chart a path forward

In conversation David Williams Director of policy and outreach, Opportunity Insights Learn more about David >>   Jennifer Blatz  President and CEO, StriveTogether Learn more about Jennifer >>   Host Christian Motley Senior manager of policy and partnerships, StriveTogether Learn more about Christian >>   Transcript Christian Motley, senior manager, policy and partnerships, StriveTogether [00:18]…

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…