What brings us together?
Those of us who care deeply about public education – from teachers to organizers and philanthropists – see the transformational potential of a quality education. While a quality education won’t eliminate deeply entrenched social barriers like racism and poverty, it can begin to begin to unlock some of the doors of opportunity that have previously remained closed for too many children in America.
How are we making a difference?
At Communities for Just Schools Fund, a national donor collaborative, we bring together the resources of philanthropy with the power of grassroots organizing to ensure that all schools welcome students and nurture their full potential. In keeping with our strategic plan, we begin by listening in order to understand what students and families need to succeed. To make a difference, we: