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A report on the impact of the Growing Together Collaborative on its neighborhoods and schools.

2013-2014 A report on the impact of the Growing Together Collaborative on its neighborhoods and schools
   A single leaf, working alone, provides no shade.         Chuck Page
INSIDE  The Growing Together Collaborative  Communications Highlights Shared Values  Why a Collaborative  Our Mission  A l...
The Growing Together Collaborative Why a Collaborative   Growing Together is a community collaborative that brings residen...
The promise of a thriving community lies in the success of its schools  hence, much effort has been made to choose nationa...
Our Partners  TOGETHER   A collaborative is as good as its partners and their commitment to work together. We are proud to...
DIPLOMAS NOW  Education Partnerships  The Diplomas Now model The Growing Together education partners in our secondary scho...
TALENT DEVELOPMENT A partner since April 2013  Clinton Middle School and Webster High School Talent Development Secondary ...
COLLEGE SUMMIT A partner since July 2013  Will Rogers Junior and Senior High School and Webster High School College Summit...
   I thought I wanted to go to college, but I didn   t really have an idea of how to get there   after College Summit it w...
   I did not read as good before, and with her I did. She helps me learn. Miss Ana helped me. She   s nice and sweet to me...
CITY YEAR A partner since July 2013  Kendall-Whittier Elementary and Clinton Middle School City Year is an education-focus...
COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS A partner since January 2014  Kendall-Whittier Elementary, Will Rogers Junior and Senior High Schoo...
   In our school we have an issue with bullying, however we cannot change this bullying but we can help the victims to bec...
   Getting to this point has been a real endurance test, but hearing that little squeaky voice reading about    Ben   s Tr...
READING PARTNERS A partner since June 2013  Kendall-Whittier Elementary, Sequoyah Elementary and Eugene Field Elementary R...
TULSA PUBLIC SCHOOLS A partner since January 2011  Our education partners cannot do their job without the full commitment ...
   Having a SAM at the school has changed everything  ... I   m very spoiled, big time. The biggest part is, they  the stu...
   Strategic partnerships are essential to the success of efforts to enhance the quality of life for residents in the Kend...
Community Partners  FRIENDS  Besides the partners already described, we are proud to count on friends in the community tha...
Community Mobilization Highlighs  OUR RESIDENTS  It is the job of the Community Mobilization team at Growing Together to f...
Social Connectedness Strategy  Neighbor Circles  What happens when residents know, really know, their neighbors  The Neigh...
Neighbor Circles Year one, both neighborhoods
In Kendall-Whittier, a population of roughly 15,000 residents, our desire is to reach a saturation of 20  of the populatio...
Resident-owned Civic Engagement Strategies  Resident Council, Community Leadership Institute  What would happen if residen...
   We all come out here   it just feels good   my big three story home  Brightwaters Apartments . I love it, makes me feel...
Sense of Community Strategy  Community Dinners  What would happen if neighbors gathered as if they were family  Over the l...
Other Community Mobilization Highlights      The NeighborWorks Community Festival 2013 was held in the Eugene Field  Neigh...
Communications Highlights  CONNECTION      In 2013-2014, a considerable amount of       Facebook LIKES increased by 144  f...
As a COLLABORATIVE, we decided upon upholding the following SHARED VALUES  Families and students are first We empower othe...
A Look Forward Since Growing Together   s inception in 2010, under the umbrella of Community Action Project of Tulsa, ther...
You may request more information about our work and our neighborhoods by emailing  info gttulsa.org www.gttulsa.org  Photo...