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Community and Family Leadership
OSSS recognizes that real change can only occur with meaningful participation of communities and families. Building on our existing efforts to lift up community and parent voices, we are expanding opportunities for leadership, engagement, and dialogue to ensure parents and communities are the driving force behind the policy and programmatic changes we seek in Oakland.
Early Learning Symposium
Related to this work:
- Family Child Care Policy Program (FCC): The goal of the group is to strengthen FCC providers and their businesses through advocacy.
- Early Development Instrument (EDI): This tool gives a snapshot of young childrens’ health, development, and school readiness within each “zone” or neighborhood.
Read more about the foundation of our work here.