EVENTS

All of Our Children Need You There!!

               

 

 

 

Stay tuned for the announcement on The 3rd 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: https://youtu.be/RQHxKoScnjU
 
 
 
 
 
Scholarship Celebration Video: https://www.facebook.com/parentvillages/videos/1040555459693711/

 

Keynote Speaker:

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

12 NOON

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 

Joy Piper-Attorney/Advocate

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 parentvillages@gmail.com.


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.

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Lucky Pizza and Literacy Raffle  

Winner

Renee Dingman

WE HELD OUR FIRST VIRTUAL ZOOM LUNCH MEET-UP

SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 2020

12 NOON

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

Emily Aponte

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.