The Latinx Success Initiative is focused on aligned and integrated solutions to partnering with Latinx Families to ensure access to education, information, and resources. Projects within this work include:
Early Spanish Literacy: programs for Latinx children ages 3-10 that bring parents into schools to practice Spanish literacy with their children
College Readiness: programs that invite Latinx families into schools
Equity training and learning: bringing resources for training and learning to schools and youth-serving programs that address systemic racism
Culture of Care: is focused on creating trauma-informed schools through training and professional learning communities of administrators, teachers and staff. Additionally, this work increases mental health capacity in schools across the region.
LGBTQ+ School Success: The vision for this burgeoning initiative is threefold:
- Central Oregon Schools are intersectional settings where youth can be their authentic selves.
- Central Oregon schools are places where LGBTQ students are safe and seen and have equal opportunity and protection.
- Central Oregon is a place where LGBTQ youth want to stick around