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September 2019

McKinney-Vento Homeless Training

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Pavilion, 1602 Sioux Drive
Marion, IL 62959 United States
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The McKinney-Vento Homeless Training will review key topics of the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act. The topics covered will include identifying students experiencing homelessness, school of origin, immediate enrollment, strategies to support high school graduation, and preschool. Additionally, law and implementation strategies will be reviewed and attendees' questions will be answered. Contact Mickey Sullivan at 618-922-3307 or Johna Schullian at 618-998-1283 ext. 202 with questions.

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The 2020 Census: Messages that Matter to African American Communities

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Chicago Urban League, 4510 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60653 United States
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Join the Chicago Urban League for a large group conversation designed to identify messages and outreach materials to encourage census participation in African American communities. As a Hard to Count population, African American communities have been routinely undercounted in past census data, resulting in a loss of their fair share of political representation, economic resources, and social services. Those representing other Hard to Count populations are encouraged to join the event as well, as some of the issues and potential…

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Celebrating Collaboration & Building Community in the Metro East

September 26 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Metro East Coalition of community builders is hosting an event this fall to bring together organizations working to create vibrant, engaged, and equitable neighborhoods in Madison & St. Clair counties! Join community leaders from all backgrounds in the Metro East to celebrate partnerships in our region, to learn best practices, and to commit ourselves to building new collaborations. Participants will: 1) Hear directly from community organizations about their projects & ways to partner 2) Learn from local experts about…

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Lathrop Neighbor Night

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lathrop Homes, 2000 West Diversey Parkway
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Join a community celebration hosted by Lathrop Homes, a mixed-income housing site along the Chicago River. There will be a community cleanup and gathering in addition to a tour of the new facilities and campus. Connect with the river and learn how the site increases public access to the city's natural environment by creating new amenities for the neighborhood, including a recently completed Boat Launch and Chicago River Trail. Attendees can choose to participate in the following activities: • 4…

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October 2019

McKinney-Vento Homeless Training

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Pavilion, 1602 Sioux Drive
Marion, IL 62959 United States
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The McKinney-Vento Homeless Training will review key topics of the McKinney-Vento Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act. The topics covered will include identifying students experiencing homelessness, school of origin, immediate enrollment, strategies to support high school graduation, and preschool. Additionally, law and implementation strategies will be reviewed and attendees' questions will be answered. Contact Mickey Sullivan at 618-922-3307 or Johna Schullian at 618-998-1283 ext. 202 with questions.

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