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Generation All Reaches Out to Community Through Focus Groups

In August and September, hundreds of Chicagoans will provide feedback to Generation All on its ideas for making a top quality education available at every one of the city's neighborhood public high schools and expanding opportunities for learning both in and out of the classroom. The plan under discussion, still in outline form, was crafted between September 2014 and June 2015 by Generation All's 40-member steering committee and will be released early next year. It includes ideas for creating a…

Meet Generation All Steering Committee Member and Intern, Jessica Diaz

It was August 18, 2014, and I had just attended a protest with the Chicago Student’s Union to call for an elected School Board and student-prioritized funding - I felt pumped. I was ready to do more, anything to bring a better education to all students in Chicago no matter where they live.  Because I come from a low-income neighborhood, I know what it feels like to have a strong urge to achieve academic success but not have the luxury…

Generation All Releases First RFP for Early Action Grants

We at Generation All are excited to announce our first ever request for proposals to help support the core values and principles behind our recommendations plan. Specifically, we seek proposals that address planning or implementation of capacity-building projects that promote collaboration, coordination, and resource-sharing in the education and youth development fields. Some important dates to consider: RFP release date: August 3, 2015 Information Session: August 20, 2015 Proposal deadline: September 4, 2015 Grant decision date: October 2, 2015 Priority…