As the cradle to college and career pipeline of supports is deepening, Promesa partners are leading new initiatives like Avanza, a bridge to college conference for graduating seniors. Piloted in June, Avanza was designed to arm graduating seniors with information and a support network to ease the transition to college and beyond. Workshops included Budgeting 101, Work Resource, Navigating College Resources, and Student Life. The Promesa Collaborative held Summer bridges in Ju
Yesterday, our partners AISR released a new study and blog post– “We Made a Promise: School-Community Collaboration, Leadership, and Transformation at Promesa Boyle Heights” – which details a history of our collaborative, explores Promesa’s work around partner collaboration and parent and resident voice and leadership, and investigates student outcomes and other impacts at the individual, community, school, and district level. AISR's study discusses our mission and our work.