EPiC PROGRAMS & SERVICES
Circle of Hope
We understand and support parents’ mental health through our Circle of Hope program in an effort to build parent capacity, share resources and support each other to do the work that lies ahead in disrupting systemic racial inequities in education.
Early Care & Education, K5 and MS/HS parent, caregiver, educator empowerment groups
We bridge home and school through creating a safe space to hear from parents/caregivers lived experiences and organize and empower parents/caregivers to collectively advocate for a common goal – high quality, culturally competent education for Black children so they can thrive.
Coalition thought partner/Community programming
We bring parents, caregivers and community members together across the community to build on shared values, share educational concerns and resources, and learn to advocate for Black children at the school and district levels.
Educate on community-based, collective engagement model
Organize affinity groups across the community and within schools by age (ECE; K5; MS/HS)
- Build relationships between families and educators
Parent training and coaching to close opportunity gap and advocate for high quality education
Empower parents to engage civically
Facilitate social, emotional, and educational groups for parents
- Model programming for students that parents can deploy at their schools
Host parent session across schools in a county
Host educational workshops
Host equity workshops with school personnel and employer stakeholders that inform and provide a forum for them to share concerns
Distribute monthly newsletters