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GOAL: Thriving Students

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Connect students to tutors and mentors

· ACTION STEPS: Expand access to, and knowledge of, mentorship and tutoring programs available to area students

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Education, Houston Public Library | Role: Support, Advocate, Implement

Community Connectors: Houston Health Department Greater Houston Mentoring Alliance, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley, Momentum Learning, Tejano Center for Community Concerns, Area Businesses | Role: Support, Implement


Increase college readiness

  • ACTION STEPS: Connect students to SAT prep and expand advanced course offerings in area schools, including Advanced Placement (AP) and dual college credit courses; Expand college and career counseling and advising, and assistance with financial aid and scholarships at Milby High School’s College Center, Stanaker Library, and other community facilities

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Education, Houston Public Library | Role: Support, Advocate, Implement

Community Connectors: Milby High School College Center, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley, Project Grad CaféCollege | Role: Support, Implement


Increase career readiness

· ACTION STEPS: Provide job readiness and life skills classes to students, including resume writing, interviewing, driver’s education, credit and financial literacy

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Education, Houston Public Library | Role: Support, Advocate, Implement

Community Connectors: Milby High School College Center, Houston Financial Empowerment Center, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley | Role: Support, Implement


GOAL: Connected Students

Sources: NST Meeting June

Provide students and families with the technology they need to succeed

· ACTION STEPS: Develop an outreach and advocacy campaign to encourage the donation of high-quality computers, tablets, and smart phones to the Milby High School donation center and other trusted community organizations

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST, Milby La Raza, LULAC Youth Group | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Mayor’s Office of Education | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Mission Milby, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley, Area Businesses | Role: Support


Connect students and families with high-speed internet services

· ACTION STEPS: Advocate for the provision of high-speed internet in the community and programs to provide affordable service to those without the resources to pay

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Mayor’s Office of Education | Role: Support

Community Connectors: East End Communities Collaborative, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley, Area Businesses | Role: Advocate, Support


GOAL: Lifelong Learning

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Connect adult residents to new opportunities for online and classroom learning, including language classes, high school equivalency, and certificate programs

· ACTION STEPS: Develop an outreach campaign to encourage residents to enroll in online learning opportunities, including language classes, high school equivalency programs, and certificate training

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Education, Houston Public Library, Mayor’s Office for Adult Literacy | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: Community Family Centers, AAMA, Sisters of Charity, SER Jobs, HCC Southeast, Tejano Center for Community Concerns | Role: Support, Implement


GOAL: Engaged and Connected Children and Youth

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Support and expand existing out of school programs and childcare networks

  • ACTION STEPS: Support and expand after-school and summer enrichment programs, including those provided at area schools, the YMCA, and Stanaker Library; Advocate for the development of new partnerships to address the needs of working parents for childcare and youth programs within the constraints created by Covid-19 requirements for social distancing and safety precautions

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Houston Parks and Recreation Department, Houston Public Library | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Mayor’s Office of Education Out2Learn.org, YMCA, Community Family Centers, Area Universities, HISD, HCC Southeast, Momentum Learning, BakerRipley, Children At Risk | Role: Support, Implement


Develop an outreach campaign for out of school programs

  • ACTION STEPS: Develop an outreach campaign across physical and digital platforms to ensure parents are aware of after school and summer programs for children and youth, including knowledge of the Out2Learn.org website

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Mayor’s Office of Education | Role: Support

Community Connectors: YMCA, Community Family Centers, HISD | Role: Support, Outreach


Host an annual youth programs fair

  • ACTION STEPS: Organize and host an annual youth fair to connect youth to programs and opportunities across the city, such as Hire Houston Youth, organized sports, and out of school programs

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Organize, Implement

City: Mayor’s Office of Education | Role: Support

Community Connectors: HISD, YMCA, Community Family Centers, Milby La Raza, LULAC Youth Group | Role: Support, Implement


Create a formal Youth Volunteer Program

  • ACTION STEPS: Develop a Magnolia Park / Manchester Youth Volunteer program to connect youth to volunteer opportunities, including those available through Volunteer Houston, the Houston Food Bank, Texas Medical Center, and other agencies and organizations

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST, Milby La Raza, LULAC Youth Group | Role: Outreach, Organize, Implement

City: Mayor’s Office of Complete Communities | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston, Volunteer Houston, HISD, YMCA, Community Family Centers | Role: Support


GOAL: Safe, Inclusive, and Open Schools

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Organize to ensure safe school environments

  • ACTION STEPS: Organize parents to volunteer to ensure area schools are safe, including developing a “Safe Walk Home” program and monitoring student drop-off and pick-up

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Organize

City: Houston Health Department, Houston Police Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: HISD, GO Neighborhoods Northside Safe Walk Home | Role: Support, Implement


Nurture community-parent-school partnerships

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for HISD leadership and teachers to build strong relationships with parents, including understanding parent and student needs, expanding outreach efforts to effectively engage parents at area schools, increasing participation in PTA/PTOs, and improving parent’s capacity to be their child’s education advocate

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Organize

City: Mayor’s Office of Complete Communities | Role: Support

Community Connectors: HISD | Role: Support, Implement


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GOAL: Thriving Students

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Connect students to tutors and mentors

· ACTION STEPS: Expand access to, and knowledge of, mentorship and tutoring programs available to area students

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Education, Houston Public Library | Role: Support, Advocate, Implement

Community Connectors: Houston Health Department Greater Houston Mentoring Alliance, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley, Momentum Learning, Tejano Center for Community Concerns, Area Businesses | Role: Support, Implement


Increase college readiness

  • ACTION STEPS: Connect students to SAT prep and expand advanced course offerings in area schools, including Advanced Placement (AP) and dual college credit courses; Expand college and career counseling and advising, and assistance with financial aid and scholarships at Milby High School’s College Center, Stanaker Library, and other community facilities

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Education, Houston Public Library | Role: Support, Advocate, Implement

Community Connectors: Milby High School College Center, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley, Project Grad CaféCollege | Role: Support, Implement


Increase career readiness

· ACTION STEPS: Provide job readiness and life skills classes to students, including resume writing, interviewing, driver’s education, credit and financial literacy

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Education, Houston Public Library | Role: Support, Advocate, Implement

Community Connectors: Milby High School College Center, Houston Financial Empowerment Center, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley | Role: Support, Implement


GOAL: Connected Students

Sources: NST Meeting June

Provide students and families with the technology they need to succeed

· ACTION STEPS: Develop an outreach and advocacy campaign to encourage the donation of high-quality computers, tablets, and smart phones to the Milby High School donation center and other trusted community organizations

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST, Milby La Raza, LULAC Youth Group | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Mayor’s Office of Education | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Mission Milby, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley, Area Businesses | Role: Support


Connect students and families with high-speed internet services

· ACTION STEPS: Advocate for the provision of high-speed internet in the community and programs to provide affordable service to those without the resources to pay

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Mayor’s Office of Education | Role: Support

Community Connectors: East End Communities Collaborative, Community Family Centers, BakerRipley, Area Businesses | Role: Advocate, Support


GOAL: Lifelong Learning

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Connect adult residents to new opportunities for online and classroom learning, including language classes, high school equivalency, and certificate programs

· ACTION STEPS: Develop an outreach campaign to encourage residents to enroll in online learning opportunities, including language classes, high school equivalency programs, and certificate training

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate

City: Mayor’s Office of Education, Houston Public Library, Mayor’s Office for Adult Literacy | Role: Support, Advocate

Community Connectors: Community Family Centers, AAMA, Sisters of Charity, SER Jobs, HCC Southeast, Tejano Center for Community Concerns | Role: Support, Implement


GOAL: Engaged and Connected Children and Youth

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Support and expand existing out of school programs and childcare networks

  • ACTION STEPS: Support and expand after-school and summer enrichment programs, including those provided at area schools, the YMCA, and Stanaker Library; Advocate for the development of new partnerships to address the needs of working parents for childcare and youth programs within the constraints created by Covid-19 requirements for social distancing and safety precautions

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Houston Parks and Recreation Department, Houston Public Library | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Mayor’s Office of Education Out2Learn.org, YMCA, Community Family Centers, Area Universities, HISD, HCC Southeast, Momentum Learning, BakerRipley, Children At Risk | Role: Support, Implement


Develop an outreach campaign for out of school programs

  • ACTION STEPS: Develop an outreach campaign across physical and digital platforms to ensure parents are aware of after school and summer programs for children and youth, including knowledge of the Out2Learn.org website

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Advocate, Outreach

City: Mayor’s Office of Education | Role: Support

Community Connectors: YMCA, Community Family Centers, HISD | Role: Support, Outreach


Host an annual youth programs fair

  • ACTION STEPS: Organize and host an annual youth fair to connect youth to programs and opportunities across the city, such as Hire Houston Youth, organized sports, and out of school programs

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Organize, Implement

City: Mayor’s Office of Education | Role: Support

Community Connectors: HISD, YMCA, Community Family Centers, Milby La Raza, LULAC Youth Group | Role: Support, Implement


Create a formal Youth Volunteer Program

  • ACTION STEPS: Develop a Magnolia Park / Manchester Youth Volunteer program to connect youth to volunteer opportunities, including those available through Volunteer Houston, the Houston Food Bank, Texas Medical Center, and other agencies and organizations

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST, Milby La Raza, LULAC Youth Group | Role: Outreach, Organize, Implement

City: Mayor’s Office of Complete Communities | Role: Support

Community Connectors: Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston, Volunteer Houston, HISD, YMCA, Community Family Centers | Role: Support


GOAL: Safe, Inclusive, and Open Schools

Sources: NST/CC Meeting

Organize to ensure safe school environments

  • ACTION STEPS: Organize parents to volunteer to ensure area schools are safe, including developing a “Safe Walk Home” program and monitoring student drop-off and pick-up

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Organize

City: Houston Health Department, Houston Police Department | Role: Support

Community Connectors: HISD, GO Neighborhoods Northside Safe Walk Home | Role: Support, Implement


Nurture community-parent-school partnerships

  • ACTION STEPS: Advocate for HISD leadership and teachers to build strong relationships with parents, including understanding parent and student needs, expanding outreach efforts to effectively engage parents at area schools, increasing participation in PTA/PTOs, and improving parent’s capacity to be their child’s education advocate

COORDINATION

Community: Magnolia Park / Manchester NST | Role: Outreach, Organize

City: Mayor’s Office of Complete Communities | Role: Support

Community Connectors: HISD | Role: Support, Implement


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    GOAL: Thriving Students

    • Connect students to tutors and mentors 
    • Increase college readiness
    • Increase career readiness


    GOAL: Connected Students

    • Provide students and families with the technology they need to succeed 
    • Connect students and families with high-speed internet services 


    GOAL: Lifelong Learning 

    • Connect adult residents to new opportunities for online and classroom learning, including language classes, high school equivalency, and certificate programs 


    GOAL: Engaged and Connected Children and Youth 

    • Support and expand existing out of school programs and childcare networks 
    • Develop an outreach campaign for out of school programs 
    • Host an annual youth programs fair 
    • Create a formal Youth Volunteer Program 


    GOAL: Safe, Inclusive, and Open Schools 

    • Organize to ensure safe school environments
    • Nurture community-parent-school partnerships 


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