Last June Promesa Boyle Heights and its partners embarked on a pilot program at Roosevelt and Mendez High School that offered workshops and panel discussions to graduating youth in the areas of college resources, financial literacy and worksource services. The students that participated in the events signed up to be part of a cohort of students that we would keep in touch with to offer advisory sessions. Promesa staff have contacted students to check in on their preparation f
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.