Invitation to Presentation on Community and University-Assisted Schools by Ira Harkavy on Feb. 5 at 6:30 PM

As part of advancing our ongoing partnership between College for All (Latino and Latina Roundtable, NAACP, community schools, and Pomona Unified) you are invited to a virtual presentation on “Community Schools and University-Assisted Schools” on Monday, February 5 at 6:30 pm by Ira Harkavy, the Founding Director of the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania.  The webinar zoom link and passcode are below.  As Director of the Netter Center since 1992, Harkavy has helped to develop academically based community service courses and community-engaged research projects that involve creating university-community partnerships and university-assisted community schools with Penn’s local community of West Philadelphia.  Harkavy teaches in history, urban studies, and Africana studies, as well as in the Graduate School of Education. Harkavy has written and lectured widely on the history and current practice of urban university-community-school partnerships and the democratic and civic missions of higher education. He has co-authored and co-edited twelve books.

As Pomona Unified and other school districts in the region move ahead in developing community schools, this presentation will focus on lessons learned in the implementaion of community and university-asssisted schools and the partnerships that are needed to have positive outcomes.

Translation will be available for the webinar presentation. 


You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Feb 5, 2024, 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Latino/a Round Table – Dr. Ira Harkavy: Community Schools and University-Assisted Schools


Please click the link below to join the webinar:

passcode: 120940

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Passcode: 120940

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