StoryCorps: Danae Davis and Parvathi Santhosh-Kumar

“If everybody can be successful, imagine what our community is going to be,” says Danae Davis, executive director of Milwaukee Succeeds. Danae was interviewed for StoryCorps by Parvathi Santhosh-Kumar, StriveTogether’s vice president of equitable results. Listen to their conversation to learn why Danae thinks her community is poised for real change. Listen to the interview

Creating possibilities with outsider leadership: Lessons from Stacey Abrams

“Public education saves lives,” said activist, author and civil rights leader Stacey Abrams. “I come from a story of miracles because my parents were saved — their lives were saved by public education.” Even before Abrams set foot in the jam-packed ballroom at the 2019 StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network Convening in Washington, D.C., the…

Across Dallas County, outcomes are improving and systems are changing

As hundreds of leaders and practitioners across sectors arrive in Phoenix for Be the Change: Getting Results for Every Child, StriveTogether’s 2017 Cradle to Career Network Convening, we are proud to announce the designation of the Commit Partnership in Dallas County, Texas, as our second Proof Point community, a recognition that outcomes are improving as…

In Cincinnati, systems are changing and student outcomes are improving

As hundreds of leaders and practitioners across sectors converge in Memphis for StriveTogether’s Cradle to Career Network Convening, we are proud to announce the designation of StrivePartnership of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky as our first Proof Point Community, celebrating the achievements of local partners and institutions working together to change how education systems work…