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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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The Impact of FaithActs

Bishop Danny Bland is the Senior Pastor at Revival Church and the author of this piece.
My journey to FaithActs began decades ago when I was a child attending underperforming schools in New Haven. I floated through high school and never considered going to college until, my senior year, my mom told me she wanted me to be the first to go to college, that I was way too smart not to be in school.

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What is Redlining?

Redlining isn’t just something that impacted our parents or grandparents. It’s not something restricted to the history books. So, what is redlining? And how does it influence the type of education our children receive?

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