Will your school be “diverse by design”? Why or why not?
Who are the students you will be serving? What are their needs?
How do you build “with” and not “for” the community?
How do you better understand the needs of the community?
How might you make a strong case for the need for the school?
Create an asset map of your community
Conduct empathy interviews and focus groups with families and community members
Create marketing and recruitment materials
Design and implement a pop-up or pilot
Galvanize support from local politicians, community leaders, clergy
Create/collaborate with student design team
OR write a section of your charter petition/school application related to community engagement
* All video calls can be accessed through the link in the calendar