An affinity group for parents to organize support for Black students’ academic success under a unified purpose at their school.
Cross-community connections of PAAC leaders
Broker community and employer networks that builds greater social capital
PAAC Affiliate members parent training & coaching
Circle of Hope
A psycho-educational support group designed to help parents work towards solutions that allow them to support their students with their whole, healthy, and healed selves.
Facilitate a social, emotional & educational group for parents
Administer 9-week closed group sessions to help parents reap the benefits of reflection, community, and resilience
Coalition of Black & Brown Leaders in Education (formerly known as our Black Parent Leaders): Black leaders and People of Color “in community” who are committed to advocating for race equity in education and systemic change at a District or organizational level.
Empowerment, execution & accountability
An EPiC Range of Community Services
Relationship & Capacity Building
Co-create affinity parent empowerment groups alongside parent leaders (Formation and Sustainability)
Facilitate and evaluate listening sessions and focus groups with parent/guardian leaders to begin roadmapping needs and efforts for changes in schools
Advise social, emotional, and psycho-educational parent groups
Resource families for their time, expertise and commitment
Develop and lead community engagement workshops and conferences
Build relationships between families and educators
Train and provide ongoing coaching to support family facilitators in leading parent advocacy efforts
Develop and lead equity focused workshops for parents, educators and community leaders
Host equity workshops with school personnel and employer stakeholders that inform and provide a forum for them to share concerns
Develop and lead Black Parent Empowerment Workshops