Pathways to Economic Well-Being: Education Success Series (part 2 of 2)

This two-part webinar series will focus on prioritizing quality, relevant education for young people who are homeless, as well as those with experiences in the foster care, and the juvenile justice systems.

Past Event


June 21, 2022


3-4p ET / noon-1p PT



Due to last minute scheduling conflicts, this webinar has been rescheduled from April 21, 2022 to June 21 from 3-4pm ET/12-1pm PT. If you registered for the original date, your registration has been automatically transferred to the new date.

PART 2. Beyond the Schoolhouse: A Vision for Transforming Public Education

Participants are invited to join a roundtable conversation with national education policy leaders to explore the educational needs of America’s most marginalized youth, and to hear a new policy vision grounded in racial justice that draws linkages between education, health, air quality, housing, safety and segregation, and that can be amplified with the support of funders.  Panelists will include: 

  • Joseph Bishop, Executive Director, UCLA Center for the Transformation of Schools
  • Bruce Lesley, President, First Focus on Children
  • John H. Jackson, President and CEO, Schott Foundation for Public Education
  • Arnie Fege, President, Public Advocacy for Kids
  • Sonya Douglass, Professor of Education Leadership and Director of the Black Education Research Collective (BERC), Teachers College, Columbia University

Moderator: Stephanie Krauss, YTFG Staff Consultant for the Pathways to Economic Well-Being Work Group


If you missed the conversation, you can view the recording hereBelow are some additional resources that were shared:

Related Discussion

Pathways to Economic Well-Being: Education Success Series, PART 1:
Prioritizing the Education of Students Experiencing Homelessness & Foster Care

In the first webinar, participants are invited to hear from researchers from the UCLA Center for the Transformation of Schools and Chapin Hall, along with their field partners to talk about the ecosystems of support needed to prioritize young people impacted by unstable housing and/or foster care.

Presented by

Youth Transition Funders Group
Grantmakers for Thriving Youth