United Way Social Research Council: opportunity for input

The Social Research Council, a committee of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, is helping develop briefing papers that provide situational analysis and key background information for the three United Way key areas: education, income, and health.  The education research task force is a subcommittee of the Social Research Council, and is advertising the following opportunity for anyone wishing to help inform the development of the education briefing paper. Please see invitation below:

Dear Education Leader: [...] more about United Way Social Research Council: opportunity for input

Take steps to put city in that 'sweet spot'

(From the Cincinnati Enquirer)

Cincinnati has come a long way in the decade since the riots of 2001 - and what it has learned should guide its progress in the coming decade.

"Cincinnati is at a turning point," writes new City Council member Wayne Lippert, and "now is the time to realize our potential."

But how do we make sure Cincinnati is in that "sweet spot"? [...] more about Take steps to put city in that 'sweet spot'

CPS plans African-American Male Initiative

(From the Cincinnati Enquirer)

Cincinnati Public Schools is forming a task force to help more of its male students - particularly African-Americans - graduate and go on to college.  CPS appointed a 13-member task force Monday to launch the pilot African-American Male Initiative.  A formal kickoff will be scheduled later this month. 

The district will work with the Strive Partnership, a non-profit, data-driven education advocacy group, on the project. [...] more about CPS plans African-American Male Initiative

Foundation for Learning

Geoff Zimmerman writes a monthly education blog for the Community Research Collaborative (CRC), a research partnership between the University of Cincinnati and United Way of Greater Cincinnati.  The CRC helps policymakers, community leaders, and service providers to identify the health, social, and economic issues facing the Greater Cincinnati area.  An excerpt from the March entry and a link to the full text is below. [...] more about Foundation for Learning

Jeff Edmondson talks with Impact Cincinnati about Strive

About Impact Cincinnati:

Every day life in Greater Cincinnati is impacted by ideas, decisions and debates throughout the tri-state community. Impact Cincinnati is a weekly panel discussion show designed to delve deeper into the issues and events taking place and shaping our community dialogue.

Jeff discusses the evolution of Strive locally and the emerging work of creating a national cradle to career network. [...] more about Jeff Edmondson talks with Impact Cincinnati about Strive