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Study on Education Organizing and Academic Improvement

People Acting for Community Together

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Success Beyond High School
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2006–June 30, 2008
  • Location Miami, FL, United States
  • Geographic Focus Miami

About this grant

People Acting for Community Together (PACT) – a congregation-based community organizing group in Miami, Florida – is one of eight sites participating in Mott’s study to explore the contribution of community organizing in education reform of low-performing districts and schools.In addition to supporting PACT’s participation in the study, this grant will support its overall education organizing activities, which is now focused on reading improvement, preschool access and quality, and teacher quality.