SC2C October 2018 Action Web

A Really Good Thing Happening In America

Stamford Cradle to Career is excited to share a recent New York Times opinion piece with you that sheds light on the value of community-wide systems that help restore our social fabric.

A Really Good Thing Happening in America by opinion columnist David Brooks was published on Monday, October 8 and provides a great overview of StriveTogether’s cradle to career model.

The article provides an overview of cradle to career and highlights the success within the Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM), one of the 70 communities in the country that follows the StriveTogether method. 

We are very excited to share this article with you and hope you will enjoy it as much as we did. To read the entire article click here.


Meet Our New Stamford Cradle to Career Project Associate

Please join us in welcoming our new Project Associate, Tashi Shuler-Drakes to Stamford Cradle to Career SC2C! Tashi is a resident of Bridgeport, CT. She has worked in and with several schools as a tutor and educator in the Bridgeport area, including Great Oaks Charter School, Warren Harding High School and Achievement First Academy Middle School. During her work she has provided academic, extra-curricular and college prep assistance as well as supporting home bound students.

She previously graduated from Public Allies, an AmeriCorps program in 2017. During her work with Public Allies she worked for the duration of 10 months at a local nonprofit, Inspirica. She served as an employment service associate as well as the youth center associate. She has an extensive background in education and public service. 

In Tashi’s new role as a Project Associate for Stamford Cradle to Career Initiative. She will take on the role of supporting the internal and external communication of the SC2C initiative, facilitating the planning activities of the community partners in alignment with the SC2C priority work and providing administrative support for assigned meetings for both CAN’s and workgroups.