A group of more than 30 Rochester organizations is stepping up to make sure students do well in school, and they say success isn’t possible without a supportive community. The Cradle to Career summit brought those groups together Friday morning in hopes of coordinating a variety of efforts already underway in the community.
Often, there are too many scattered but well-intentioned programs and not enough of a system in place to coordinate them to figure out what’s really working.
“We are spraying resources all over the place, and we are praying good things happen,” said Jeff Edmondson, founder and director of StriveTogether, a nonprofit network of community partnerships. Read more