Building Social Capital
Differences in per pupil spending often mirror differences in the abilities of school districts to generate and sustain civic engagement in various activities and affairs related to the management and operation of public schools.
Low-income communities often encounter obstacles in enlisting and sustaining the involvement of parents and a diverse cross section of community members.
Trust, connectivity, reciprocity and mutual effort are critical in addressing pressing social problems and building communities that thrive socially, politically and economically. Our strategies help meet the gaps concentrated in communities with low levels of parental and community participation.