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FaithActs Statement: Hartford Students Deserve Better

Hartford Public Schools has announced nearly 400 positions will be cut due to budget concerns. FaithActs for Education released the following statement from Jamilah Prince-Stewart, Executive Director: “Students who attend school in one of the wealthiest states in the country should not be receiving an inequitable education or staring down the loss of nearly 400 …

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Duanecia’s Testimony: Improve Teacher Diversity & Equity in School Discipline

My name is Duanecia Evans Clark, and I am the executive vice president of strategy at FaithActs for Education. We are Connecticut’s only Black-led, faith-based, education advocacy nonprofit. We are people of faith building power to get our children the education they deserve. I am here today to speak about HB 5436, an act concerning …

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FaithActs Statement: Superintendent Must Include Bridgeport Families in The Process

Today, the Bridgeport Public Schools superintendent announced the district would close six schools. FaithActs for Education released the following statement from Duanecia Evans Clark, Executive Vice President of Strategy: “Bridgeport’s children deserve the highest-quality schools and a world-class education, and they’ve been systematically deprived of both for generations. We have been fighting for these rights …

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Duanecia’s Testimony: Protect Our $150 Million Win for Kids

My name is Duanecia Evans Clark. I am the Executive Vice President of Strategy for FaithActs for Education, and I am here to speak in support of H.B. 5212. I testify before you today as a leader of Connecticut’s only Black-led, faith-based education advocacy organization representing more than 100 churches and 11,000 congregants across our …

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Bishop Diamond’s Testimony: We Can’t Break The Promise To Our Children

Good afternoon. My name is Bishop John Diamond, I’m the Senior Pastor of Cathedral of Faith Church of God in Bridgeport and a co-founder of FaithActs for Education. I am here to voice my support for H.B. 5212. We began this work at FaithActs nine years ago, with the dream of making sure every child …

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FaithActs Featured in National Parent Power Report

Today we share a tremendous honor: Bellwether has highlighted FaithActs for Education as one of five “Building Parent Power” organizations in its recent national report. We are proud to be selected alongside GO Public Schools, Innovate Public Schools, Kids First Chicago, and Parents Amplifying Voices in Education (PAVE). And we are excited to serve as …

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