With strong data partnerships at Tacoma Public Schools, government agencies and non-profit organizations, the Graduate Tacoma movement enables community to confront systemic inequities defined in local context. Hear from Graduate Tacoma partners as they share how they’re thinking about and planning for the future of Tacoma’s students.
The Ecosystem of Education illustrates the network of interlocking parts existent in every city that influence youth success as a whole. Because every one of us has an influence in a young person’s life, Graduate Tacoma brings into focus that work must be done across industries and with each other as partners to nurture environments that support students and their development. We do this by bridging all actors of the ecosystem.
Determine policies and practices that can greatly impact a person’s chances of success
Organizations and institutions who leverage resources, opportunity, and jobs
Nonprofit organizations who provide unique ways young people might need support outside of the classroom
Those who meet and engage with students on a daily basis: parents, teachers, coaches, mentors, media