- Program Education
- Program Area Success Beyond High School
- Grant Amount $70,000
- Grant Period July 1, 2009–December 31, 2010
- Location Jamaica Plain, MA, United States
- Geographic Focus Boston
About this grant
Boston organizing groups have joined with funders to create the Collaborative for Educational Change. Led by Hyde Square Task Force, the purpose of the program is to unite the forces and interests of all the members to work effectively on education reform. The purpose of this grant is to support the planning process and initial work of the collaborative as the members craft agreements to establish the structure (including leadership, decisionmaking, and funding); identify issues; develop working groups to conduct research; identify action strategies; provide joint training for local youth, parents, and organizers; and connect with an emerging national network of organizing groups, and particularly youth organizing groups focused on education improvement.