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Partnership Events

The Partnership sponsors and participates in a host of events throughout the school year. See highlights below of our annual awards ceremony, leadership conferences, Parent College programs, training events, donor activities and more! Read More

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2019 UPawards!

On May 16, 2019 over 500 people joined us as we honored students, parents, teachers, school leaders, and community partners at our annual UPawards ceremony. This year’s theme was “It’s In Our Hands,” inspired by James Baldwin’s powerful words: “Everything now we must assume is in our hands; we have no right to assume otherwise.”...

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Boyle Heights, South LA, and Watts go to University Day 2019!

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, nearly 1,000 parents and children from our network of schools in Boyle Heights, South LA, and Watts joined us for our 9th Annual University Day hosted at Cal State University, Northridge. University Day is an event designed to immerse students and parents into the college experience. The day’s activities featured...

Equity and Justice: Closing Opportunity Gaps in LA Schools in 2019 and Beyond

Updated post (12/17/18): Find the recording of the panel here. LIVE streaming on Facebook Thursday, December 13, 2018 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Be sure to follow us at facebook.com/partnershipla. The panel discussion will focus on how our current political landscape will impact education equity in 2019 at the national, state and local levels. We will...

Restorative Communities – Third Biennial Convening

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, nearly 300 educators and community members joined us for the Partnership’s third Restorative Communities Biennial Convening, entitled Common Ground, at Jordan High School. Our day began with an energizing drumline performance by students from 99th Street Elementary School, which helped transition into our welcome opening session. Our opening session speakers...

Special Guests from LA Unified Attend Parent College in South LA

On Saturday, September 15, the Partnership hosted its Parent College program at Santee Education Complex for over 150 parents, students, partners, and school staff. We also had two special guests from LA Unified in attendance – Superintendent Austin Beutner and Board President Mónica García. Both guests delivered inspirational words stating that parent power make schools...