parent organizing

OCASE for Extra Curriculars

Marvin Tucker of “The One City All-Star Extravaganza” (OCASE) joined the Education Town Hall on February 4, to discuss the importance of athletics, both in keeping young people in school and, where possible, in providing college scholarships. The OCASE Foundation… Read More ›

Detroit Parent Network

“It’s important for parents to understand their power off the rip,” says Sharlonda Buckman, CEO of the Detroit Parent Network, describing her organization’s work with parents, beginning in infancy. “We have to remind them, empower them, really give them opportunities… Read More ›

Dancing Scholars, Showing Up

Wanda Lockridge told the Education Town Hall how the William O. Lockridge Community Foundation supports students in DC’s Wards 7 and 8. Honoring the memory of teacher, coach, and board of education member William Lockridge, the foundation provides scholarships to… Read More ›