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Community Partners

ACSET—Michigan Works!
Aquinas College
Arbor Circle Corporation
Awake Inc.
B2B Hope Zone Resident Leaders
Baxter Community Center
Boy Scouts of America
Boys & Girls Club
Brown-Hutcherson Ministries
Calvin CRC
Camp Fire USA
Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative
ELO Network
Ferris State University
First Steps Kent
Girl Scouts of Michigan
Girls Choral Academy
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Grand Rapids Dreams
Grand Rapids Initiative for Leaders
Grand Rapids Public Schools
Grand Rapids Urban League
Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities, Inc.
Great Start Collaborative

Heart of West Michigan United Way
Hispanic Center of Western Michigan
Impact Advisory Team
Jubilee Jobs
Kent School Services Network
LINC Community Revitalization
Literacy Center of West Michigan
New Hope Baptist Church
Oakdale Neighbors
Our Community’s Children
Parent Engagement Collaborative
Restorers, Inc.
Sabaoth Ministries
Salvation Army
Steepletown Neighborhood Services Inc.
Strong Beginnings
Student Advancement Foundation
TALENT 2025
United Church Outreach Ministry Inc.
United Methodist Community House
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
Vietnamese American Assoc. of Michigan
Vocal Music Workshop
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology
West Michigan Talent Triangle YMCA

Expert Partners

Attendance Works
Basis Policy Research
Peter Bergman, Ph.D., Columbia University
Cambridge Education Campaign for Grade Level Reading
Center for Empowerment Coaching
Center for Social Research at Calvin College
Children’s Learning Institute at U of Texas
Community Research Institute at GVSU
Creative Change Mission
E.E. Milestone & Associates
Evolve! Inc.
Groundwork Consulting
Institute for Black Family Development
Institute for Learning at U of Pittsburgh
Healthy Futures

Judah Educational Consultants
Richard Lemons, Education Consultant
Mind Boggle
NASA
National Community Development Institute
National Summer Learning Association
nFocus
Partners in School Innovation
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services
Sedway Associates
Teachscape
The Learning Well
Thinc Together
Tripod Education Partners
Urban Curry Consulting
Williams Group