Community Engagement: Strategic Ways to Engage the Community: Working with Families and Communities to Improve Outcomes for Children


A webinar series hosted by Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink, you'll learn about how family and community engagement in education is a shared responsibility in which schools and other community organizations engage families in meaningful ways, and in which families are committed to actively supporting their children’s learning and development is effective when it is continuous from birth to young adulthood, and occurs across multiple settings where children learn.


  • Kay Fernandez Smith, PolicyLink


  • Sarah Jonas, The Children’s Aid Society National Center for Community Schools
  • Marlene Fox, Harlem Children’s Zone
  • Kaaryn Nailor, Harlem Children’s Zone