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Public Education Project

Faith Action for Community Equity

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Success Beyond High School
  • Grant Amount $152,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2005–August 31, 2007
  • Location Honolulu, HI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Hawaii

About this grant

Since its establishment 10 years ago, Faith Action for Community Equity (FACE) has been working to organize low-income residents to develop creative solutions for improving public education in Hawaii. A research team was created to study the public school system and identify ways to address learning barriers encountered by students.Multiyear funding will support efforts to develop leaders and staff for community-driven education reform; recreate a youth steering committee; organize a campaign to improve teacher quality; and build a long-term strategy for education organizing within FACE.