APPROACH

The work of the Graduate Tacoma movement is organized and mobilized by five Collaborative Action Networks. These networks consist of more than 100 partner organizations, institutions, and youth-serving programs that meet regularly to address our community-built indicators and help ensure every child has access to quality learning opportunities from cradle to college and career.

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THE POWER OF COLLECTIVE IMPACT

Collective Impact is the commitment of a group of actors from different sectors to a common agenda for solving a specific social problem, using a structured form of collaboration. Graduate Tacoma is a collective impact movement supported by more than 295 Community Partners.


COLLABORATIVE ACTION NETWORKS

Graduate Tacoma organized these community partners into five stakeholder groups called Collaborative Action Networks (CANs). The stakeholders are as diverse as our city and our students. Parents, educators, early learning and higher education experts, youth and community service groups, businesses and labor organizations, civic and philanthropic organizations, government agencies and communities of faith – all are represented, and all these community partners are working together to prove that poverty is not destiny, and that when we all work together as an inspired community toward our shared goal, we make a difference for Tacoma students, cradle to career.

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