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Duluth high school students, staff can soon ride DTA buses for free
Duluth News Tribune, January 11, 2024
"Assistant Superintendent Anthony Bonds said the pilot program came about after coordinator Saraiya Piantek with the Duluth Community School Collaborative saw the need for students to have more options for transportation. Students had difficulty going to after-school programs, finding transportation for jobs, and other everyday needs."
Duluth Community School Collaborative Builds Bridges
Duluth News Tribune, December 10, 2023
Community School Expansion
Youth Today, October 2023
DCSC Staff Speak at Transit Day of Equity
WDIO, February 2023
Denfeld and Myers-Wilkins Community School Coordinators Saraiya Piantek and Caitlin Smith speak at Black History Month Transit Equity event.
Equitable Learning Recovery report released
Generation Next, May 2022
DCSC participated as a Thought Partner in the development of the "Equitable Learning Recovery: Lessons from the Summer of 2021" report.
DCSC a recipient of $263,000 Ignite Afterschool Grant
Ignite Afterschool, February 2022
Myers-Wilkins Elementary awarded $486,000 for Community School Program
CBS 3 Duluth, January 31, 2022
"Myers-Wilkins Elementary School is one of 13 schools statewide to receive a $486,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Education." The grant was awarded for the school's success as a Full-Service Community School.
Fitger's Bookstore fundraises for diverse books for DCSC
Fox 21, January 26, 2022
DCSC Featured in Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Annual Report
DSACF, November 18, 2021
The Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation released their 2020 Annual Report, in which they highlight efforts that keep the 'community circle unbroken'. Duluth Community School Collaborative's work during the pandemic was highlighted among many other important projects and initiatives in the community.
Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation Touchstone Celebration 2021
WDIO, November 9, 2021
"WDIO and the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation are proud to present the Touchstone Celebration. Each year, the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation makes hundreds of grants to non-profits that do amazing work.
This year, these six projects are getting special recognition. It's work that has kept our community going and growing, despite the challenges of COVID 19 and more."
PACEs Connection blog post highlights need for community schools
October 5, 2021
DCSC listed as case study for Full-Service Community Schools
AFT, July 2021
"Community schools create wider connections for kids and overall meet more needs for students, which is especially critical in the time of COVID."
DCSC receives $20,000 for Hillside Youth Theatre program
April 12, 2021
New tool to help local families find resources in Duluth
KBJR, March 24, 2021
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