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Concerned about the future of Parent Volunteers? Make your voice heard!

Learning Leaders Community, Thank you for all your support! Since we announced our heartbreaking closure, many of you have been sharing your concerns about the future of parent volunteers in NYC public schools. As a family engagement organization, as always, we encourage you to use your voice. As a New Yorker, you should also feel […]

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Learning Leaders to Shutter

While other programs operate similar training and volunteer programs, none do it “at the scale” of Learning Leaders, which operates in more than 300 schools. “We’re worried about how that will get picked up and whether parents will be continued to be used as a resource to help schools,” says Learning Leaders Executive Director Jane […]

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Notes from the Field: Celebrating and Building School Community

In our new Notes from the Field series, we share stories from Learning Leaders program staff who train and support volunteers in over 300 schools throughout NYC. This edition comes from Felicia Wilson-Ocasio, Director of Educational Services for the Bronx and Queens. On Friday Dec 23rd I was honored to participate in PS 112 D4’s […]

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