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…

Welcome to Seattle! Help students discover paths beyond high school this week

Guest blog post by Kristen “Avery” Avery, college and career success director, and Alejandra Pérez, college and career success coordinator, at the Community Center for Education Results. Welcome to our fellow cradle-to-career colleagues coming from all over the country to join us for this year’s StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network Convening. This is an exciting…

Eastside Pathways welcomes all to StriveTogether’s 2018 national convening

Guest blog post by Stephanie Cherrington, executive director of Eastside Pathways. Eastside Pathways and our partners extend a warm greeting to the community organizations, individuals and leaders from the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network. We’re thrilled to welcome you to Seattle, a city known not just for the Space Needle, Starbucks and the rain, but also for…

The Road Map Project reaches proof point with heightened focus on equity, data and community voice

In King County, Wash., the Road Map Project supports community partners to collaborate toward a shared vision: success for every child in the community. The StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network member has created a culture of committing to racial equity, using data to make decisions and engaging the community — efforts that have led to…

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…