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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…

E3 Alliance reaches proof point with data-focused strategies and community collaboration

E3 Alliance of Austin, Texas, is the ninth StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network member to achieve the Network’s highest designation of proof point. This designation recognizes communitywide efforts to improve outcomes for children. Partners, higher education institutions, business leaders, school districts and philanthropic organizations have adopted E3 Alliance’s data-driven approach and have improved practices to…

Art Inspires scholarship: Charleston student’s art represents educational journey

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. The theme of…

One year and counting: StriveTogether’s incredible first year as an independent organization

At the end of this month, StriveTogether will celebrate its first year of independence — and what a year it has been! StriveTogether experienced not one but two major transitions over the past year. First the organizational transition: spinning out from our parent organization to become independent. Second was the leadership transition: the departure of…

Behind the art with Matt Eckerle: Creating artwork for StriveTogether

After moving into their new office last summer, StriveTogether team members have been thinking of ways to add some creative inspiration to their space. The work of local artist and Cincinnati teacher Matt Eckerle captured their imagination right away. Matt was commissioned to create an original piece incorporating our core values: community, courage, progress and…