20/20 Vision for Schools is thrilled that more than 100 churches adopted schools in conjunction with our launch in September and 100 more have expressed interest in adopting. For those who wonder, â€œWhat next?â€ this workshop is for you. Come explore the practical next steps that will take your engagement strategy to the next level, [...]
A night for all pastors, church deacons and elders, youth ministers, educators, community leaders, and congregants still uncertain about 20/20 Vision for Schools or not sure what to do next in adopting a local school. Come hear Rev. Dr. Tony Evans of the Urban Alternative, a nationally recognized faith leader and President of the National [...]
2020 Vision for Schools is a new campaign of the Coalition of Urban Youth Workers to transform public education in New York City within a single generation of students.Â For generations, NYC has failed to deliver on its promise to children that if they stay in school, they will be equipped with the skills they [...]
Thanks to all who attended the 2020 Vision breakout session at the Greater New York Pastors Prayer Summit. As promised, here are the workshop audio, PowerPoint slides, and presentation notes PDF. Feel free to duplicate the materials and customize them for your congregations. If you werenâ€™t at the Summit, and are still exploring whether 2020 [...]
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Adopt-a-School: An Idea whose Time has Come
Jeremy Del Rio @ UYWI 2007
+ AUDIO: Adopt-a-School: An Idea whose Time has Come – NEW from UYWI 2007
+ BOOK: Playbook: A Campus Ministry Primer for Cities
+ POWERPOINT: Adopt a School: An Idea Whose Time Has Come – NEW from UYWI 2007
+ BLOGPOSTS: Blog posts tagged with Adopt-a-School.
+ TIMELINE: [...]
Last Friday and Saturday, an entire neighborhood witnessed answered prayers with their own eyes as the guy who organized this as a tribute to old-school hip hop,
coordinated this as a tribute to new school opportunity:
Eleven years ago, thirteen young people ages 14-22 overcame the lack of money, space, equipment, and paid staff to establish [...]
[Photo courtesy of Michael Mowery.]
It never ceases to amaze me how the right idea at the right time can inspire action. Sometimes, it takes a while the idea to germinate underground before sprouting. But good seed in good soil with good nurture produces good fruit.
So itâ€™s been with Adopt-a-School.
+ Jan 2006 â€” After contemplating [...]