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LEVERAGING COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS TO ADDRESS LEARNING LOSS
Community organizations play a crucial role in bringing essential resources and expertise to schools, complementing and supplementing what the rest of the school day delivers. Community partnerships expand the types of learning experiences to which students are exposed, bringing arts instruction, civics and service, hands-on science, sports and physical fitness, and/or vocational education and career readiness activities into the school schedule. A thoughtfully designed partnership can bring an infusion of new energy, new ideas, and new resources that are critical to building a sustainable ecosystem of support for whole child development and whole communities.
See below for a curated list of community partners local school districts can collaborate with to accelerate students’ success and recovery.
Original list curated from KWIC Community Assets Locator, which is sourced from:
- NYS Education Department (SED), Data Year: 2017, Date Compiled: May 2020
- NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), Data Year: February 2020, Date Compiled: May 2020
- School Age Child Care – NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), Data Year: 2020, Date Compiled: May 2020
The community partners listed in this document are not exhaustive, but rather presented as a springboard to further school-community partnerships. This information is collated from a list of community-based organizations who are current grantees of the Advantage After School Program, Empire State After-School Program, Extended School Day/School Violence Prevention (ESD/SVP) and the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) program, and school-age child care providers. This list does not include:
- community-based organizations that provide legally-exempt child care and afterschool services,
- prospective community-based organizations that can provide afterschool services, and
- community-based organizations that provide afterschool and child care services but are not current grantees of publicly-funded afterschool programs (listed above).
- This list is collated from state data and does not necessarily include community based organizations that provide afterschool and child care services that are publicly funded by cities and other localities.
This resource DOES NOT serve as an endorsement of any kind (including vouching for the quality of programs/services offered) of the organizations listed.
This resource might not contain the most current profile of community partners. Some community-based organizations may currently serve, or can provide services to multiple school districts, however, this is not necessarily captured in this resource. For the most updated information about community partners, please visit their respective websites or utilize the tools provided further below.
The Network is here to help you. If you have questions or need more information, please contact us at Policy@NetworkForYouthSuccess.org.
Other tools you can to identify community partners
- NYS Child Care, After School, and Home Visiting Programs Locator
- OCFS School-Age Child Care Program Search
- KWIC Maps and KWIC Community Assets Locator
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