Policy Breakfast 2018 Materials & Documents

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Thank you for joining OPEN’s 2018 Policy Breakfast! Click the links below for resources, materials and more: BREAKFAST MATERIALS • Program Agenda & Speakers • About the Education Policy Fellowship Program • Nominate an EPFP Fellow • Breakfast Evaluation • New Orleans Equity Index Report: Executive Summary/Two-Pager • New Orleans Equity Index Report   EPFP 2017-18 Presentations • Ashley Daniels-Hall and Robyn Madison-Harris, […]

Our Young Men Need Strong Mentors, by Vincent Brown

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I see a lack of mentorship for our kids today, especially for our young men. I’m particularly looking at the African-American community and at our children in poverty. When I worked on conflict resolution at Priestley High School, there were many Teach For America teachers who were well intentioned but didn’t know what they were […]

Colors In Bloom

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FLTI graduate Amauunet Ashe has big dreams — and colorful ones, too. Her “Color Garden” opened in 2014 at Young Audiences Charter School, offers kids hands-on experience planting, nurturing, and harvesting healthy food as part of her Nutrition Adventure community project. This colorful patch of flowers, fruits and vegetables serves as a site for children […]