All of Our Children Need You There!!
The 2nd Annual Education Matters Scholarship VIRTUAL Celebration
Education sparks creativity motivates us and teaches us. Help us demonstrate our communities’ support of the full spectrum of education and the Champions for Education. We will recognize and give scholarships to five dynamic college-bound students and honor deserving unsung heroes.
THANK YOU TO OUR GUESTS, HONOREES, SCHOLARS, SPONSORS AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS FOR MAKING THIS YEAR'S EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS
HERE IS A GLIMPSE INTO THE EVENT
VEM Challenge Video. https://youtu.be/xI2schXApkE
Unsung Heroes Video:
Scholarship Celebration Video:
Nikki Burnett, Executive Director of Educare Springfield
Unsung Heroes and Champions of Education:
Prestige Award Honoree, Brenda Lopez
Servant Leadership Honoree, Pastor, Eli Serrano
Educator in Action Honoree, Principle, Michael Calvanese
Educational Community Investor, Honoree Reverend, Catherine Cummings
Bridging the Gap Honoree- Noryn Resnick
THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS
WE ARE USING OUR PLATFORM!
JOIN US FOR OUR MONTHLY VIRTUAL ZOOM I-MEET UP
SATURDAY, JUNE 27, 2020
Parent Villages will not and can not be silent.
Due to the senseless murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmad Arbery to Emmett Till, and the long list of others known and unknown, we dedicate our I-Meet Up platform.
We are committed to using our voices and platforms to shine the light on and advocate against racism, inequity, and systemic barriers, and ask you, our community leaders, supporters, parents, youth, and advocates to join us to continue to learn, grow, act, and implement change together.
Special guests include Valery Franco and Rachel Boudreau, the two young ladies who organized Springfield's Black Lives Matter march on June 3rd.
Jynai McDonald- Family Child Care Coordinator Local 509/Political Activist
Denise Brown-Insightful African-American History Professor
Email, call, or respond to this post if you are interested in joining the panel contact 413.285.3757 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In solidarity, we ask for panelists and guests to speak, teach, and encourage the community.
Please check back here and visit our social media for zoom ID information closer to the date.
Lucky Pizza and Literacy Raffle
WE HELD OUR FIRST VIRTUAL ZOOM LUNCH MEET-UP
SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2020
Parent Villages' TEAM shared updated and relevant news about the organization!
Commissioner, Helen Caulton-Harris from the Department of Public Health joined us to share updated information about the COVID-19 pandemic and general and focused efforts taking place in our community
In an effort to remain interactive, engaged, and mission-focused, we raffled off a large pizza and beverage.
The Lucky Winner is
THANK YOU, TO EVERYONE WHO TOOK TIME TO JOIN US AND STAY CONNECTED AND COMMITTED TO PARENT VILLAGES!
*****Meet up locations/Virtual platforms are subject to change. Please check here or contact us for updated information.