Advancing racial equity and supporting marginalized communities require intentional power shifting and the redistribution of wealth. Join the Rising Leaders for a brown bag discussion about strategies Maryland funders can use to promote systems of liberation in our communities.
Join us for a conversation with City Schools and the ACLU to discuss the education policy agenda for this legislative session. We will be joined by Melissa Broome, Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs, Baltimore City Schools and Bebe Verdery, Education Director, ACLU of Maryland.
The 2019 Maryland General Assembly begins Wednesday, January 9, 2019! Some are calling the upcoming session "The Education Session!" In the coming weeks, the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (aka Kirwan Commission) will release its final report and legislation will follow shortly thereafter. Join us for an Education Funders and Public Policy Committee Advocacy Action Discussion for 2019. During the discussion, we will share known updates for the Kirwan Commission and legislation as well as determine possible advocacy actions for grantmakers, both collectively or individually.
Join us as we close out the year and provide follow up from programs held in 2018. This will also serve as a time to raise regional or national initiatives and investments of interest, learn from other education funders, identify the potential for collaboration and explore new investment opportunities.
A year ago, representatives from CASEL, The Collaborative for Academic, Social, Emotional Learning, and Baltimore City Schools shared data from CASEL's then-recent social and emotional landscape analysis of City Schools. We learned about the anticipated partners and programs to support student needs, support systems and SEL curriculum, and development of school-based and district-level staff. Join us to learn about the implementation of those programs and additional programs to support student wholeness in the district.
Join us for an update on Baltimore City Schools facilities. Learn more about infrastructure problems that exist, the funding mechanisms that exacerbate the problem and the steps City Schools is taking to proactively address facility challenges and buildings with alternative financing mechanisms.
At this Focus on City Schools (FOCS), City Schools' Christopher R. Won, Director of Research Services, and Michael Haugh, Program Evaluator Title 1, will share more about how the Elementary and Secondary Education Act's new requirements and City Schools' procurement guidelines might affect your grantees.
Join us on October 17th to receive a hardcopy of the 2018 Profile of Education Giving, learn about about data received and aggregrated and to discuss this year's outcomes and compare to previous years with your peers.
The Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Sonja Santelises, Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore City Public School System, for an annual conversation with the CEO of Baltimore City Schools on September 13, 2018.