The Coalition for Community Schools is partnering with the Albuquerque/Bernalillo Community Schools Partnership for the 2016 National Forum:
In community schools all children can thrive, regardless of their race, ethnicity, or economic status. In fact, as we “rise together,” community schools pay particular attention to building on the assets of children and youth in families facing the greatest inequities. That is why equity and opportunity for all has been a central tenet of our work. We are excited for you to join us in Albuquerque as we learn together, celebrate together, and rise together.
We are now inviting workshops that reflect the core theme and goals of this year's national forum. The goals are to:
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