Together for Change: Highlights from season 1

Featured Toyin Anderson Parent advocate and board member, the Children’s Agenda     Angela Glover Blackwell Co-founder in residence, PolicyLink Learn more about Angela >>   Jennifer Blatz President and CEO, StriveTogether Learn more about Jennifer >>   Geoffrey Canada President, Harlem Children’s Zone Learn more about Geoffrey >>   Colin Groth  Executive vice president…

Together for Change ep. 12: Stronger together: Education and housing

In conversation Jamilica Burke Chief strategy and impact officer, Seeding Success Learn more about Jamilica >>   Anne Griffith Director, Enterprise Community Partners Learn more about Anne >>   Chelsea Powell Managing director, Higher Expectations for Racine County Learn more about Chelsea >>   Host Colin Groth  Executive vice president of strategy and development, StriveTogether…

Together for Change ep. 11: The story of place

In conversation Jennifer Blatz President and CEO, StriveTogether Learn more about Jennifer >>   Geoffrey Canada President, Harlem Children’s Zone Learn more about Geoffrey >>   Host Christian Motley Senior manager of policy and partnerships, StriveTogether Learn more about Christian >>   Transcript Christian Motley, senior manager, policy and partnerships [00:20] Hi, I’m Christian Motley,…

Together for Change ep. 10: Parents have the power

In conversation Toyin Anderson Parent advocate and board member, the Children’s Agenda     Jennifer Blatz President and CEO, StriveTogether Learn more about Jennifer >>   Jackie Campbell Director, ROC the Future Learn more about Jackie >>   Host Christian Motley Senior manager of policy and partnerships, StriveTogether Learn more about Christian >>   Transcript…

Unanimously committed: Insights from city’s acknowledgment of systemic racism

Last month, the Spartanburg City Council unanimously approved a resolution to acknowledge systematic racism and apologize to Black community members for the persistent inequities caused by past city policies.   The resolution was led by councilmember Meghan Smith, who serves as director of college/career readiness at Cradle to Career Network member Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM).…

Together for Change ep. 8: Rethinking community engagement

In conversation Bridget Blount Senior director of data initiatives, Baltimore’s Promise Learn more about Bridget >>   Bernadette Merikle Executive director, Community Center for Education Results Learn more about Bernadette >>   Parvathi Santhosh-Kumar Vice president of equitable results, StriveTogether Learn more about Parv >>   Host Christian Motley Senior manager of policy and partnerships,…

Together for Change ep. 7: Reimagine, reconstruct what’s possible

In conversation Sonya Anderson Interim president, Thrive Chicago Learn more about Sonya >>   Josh Davis Vice president of policy and partnerships, StriveTogether Learn more about Josh >>   Kwame Owusu-Kessee CEO, Harlem Children’s Zone Learn more about Kwame >>   Host Christian Motley Senior manager of policy and partnerships, StriveTogether Learn more about Christian…

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…