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Susan Sullivan, Brent Christie, Kelly Jones, and Charlotte Anthony share their thoughts on attending the Courageous Converastions Summit.        I am white Susan Sullivan, board member of Eastside Pathways Black. Brown. Red. Yellow. White. These are the labels we use to describe people’s skin. Last month, I attended...

Stephanie Cherrington, Kelly Jones, and Charlotte Anthony share their learnings from the StriveTogether Conference.   Making Waves Stephanie Cherrington, executive director at Eastside Pathways The theme of this year’s StriveTogether National convening, making waves, reminded me that the waters that we chart in collective impact are anything but smooth....

How do we reach parents? How do we get their feedback? These are questions that many organizations in our partnership have struggled with. For this reason, over 35 people (parents and community partner representatives) joined together at the Eastside Pathways Community Café orientation on Saturday, Oct....

Dan Ryan, the CEO of All Hands Raised, the ‘backbone’ organization for the All Hands Raised Partnership in Multnomah County, has been named as the winner of the Bill Henningsgaard C2C Champion award winner at the 2014 StriveTogether National Cradle to Career Convening in San Diego. “We are here to...

Great news, folks—it is Attendance Awareness Month and Bellevue has good reason to celebrate! When the Eastside Pathways attendance collaborative discovered that tardiness was correlated with third grade reading scores in the Bellevue School District, the group set out to support elementary schools in achieving a...

As discussed in the last All-Partner Meeting, Eastside Pathways is implementing a new partnership structure. The goals of this new structure are to keep the backbone small, make the best use of resources, and hold ourselves as a partnership accountable. We also want to have...

Read the article on Crosscut here about how Eastside Pathways is tackling education reform with a focus on data and a commitment to collectivism. When Eastside Pathways combined the recreational programming and 160 years-plus of community outreach experience of organizations like the YMCA with the knowledge and data...

Eastside Pathways has just released a new community scorecard for the 2012-13 school year. This hot-off-the-presses report is the first follow-up the December 2013 Eastside Pathways Baseline Report. Whereas the baseline report mostly focused on the 2011-12 school year, this scorecard adds data from 2012-13 to provide a...

I recently came across a quote that seemed to eloquently summarize the experiences of this past year for me: "The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it." -- Vince Lombardi A little over a...

A Reflection from Kelly Jones Last month, I had the privilege of connecting with staff from four other Pacific Northwest collective impact efforts at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s 2014 Collective Impact Grantee Meeting. This day-long meeting covered a range of topics related to backbone operations,...

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