READING MATERIAL, VIDEOS, ETC.

COLLECTIVE IMPACT

 

Collective Impact is a type of collaboration that's changing the way cities tackle issues. Watch this short video by FSG's Collective Impact Forum brings it to life.

EDUCATION RELATED READING MATERIAL & RESOURCES

  1. Educating All God’s Children: What Christians Can - and Should - Do to Improve Public Education for Low-Income Kids by Nicole Baker Fulgham (Brazos, 2013)

  2. Give Me Strength: Personal Prayers for School Teachers by Sharon Harris-Ewing (Pilgrim Press, 2013)

  3. How It’s Being Done: Urgent Lessons from Unexpected Schools by Karin Chenoweth (Harvard Education Press, 2009)

  4. The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley (Simon & Schuster, 2013)

  5. Unfinished Business: Closing the Racial Achievement Gap in Our Schools by Pedro Noguera and Jean Yonemura Wing (Jossey-Bass, 2008)

  6. Experiencing Public Schools: A Process of Immersion and Discernment (article)

  7. TEACHED (link)

  8. CHURCH-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS - KEYS TO SUCCESS (article)

  9. HOPE FOR EVERY CHILD - STORY (link)

  10. Prayer Walk Guide for your community school - by Steve Hawthorne (article)

  11. Do you know the statistics of your local school(s)? Click HERE to find out now.

POVERTY RELATED READING MATERIAL & RESOURCES

  1. Matched Emergency Savings: Transformance offers matched emergency savings (up to $25/month/person. Look for the AIM page under SERVICES at www.transformanceusa.org. This is a great entry point into matched savings as well as the 3-pronged path to financial stability

  2. Mayor's Task Force On Poverty - "As this report makes clear, the poverty numbers for Dallas are staggeringly high, but we are confident that the report will provide a road map for our community to create a systemic approach to ameliorate poverty in our City." {Mark Clayton & Regina Montoya}