Jackson, MS Community Summit

Jackson, MS GradNation Community Summit

Event Description

The goal of this convening is to bring together partners and members of the Alignment Jackson governing board, operating board, and committees to develop action plans for children’s success.

Alignment Jackson, Inc. is a collective impact organization founded by United Way of the Capital Area in partnership with Jackson Public Schools, the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership and the City of Jackson. Alignment Jackson includes a Governing Board consisting of the Superintendent, United Way of the Capital Area President, Chamber President, Mayor, School Board President, a City Council representative, a Jackson Public School’s Parent and Student, CEO’s of major companies, faith leaders, and College, University and Community College Presidents.

The purpose of Alignment Jackson, Inc. is to facilitate community-wide collaboration in support of Jackson Public Schools’ strategic plan to improve student achievement.  This summit will help Jackson reap the benefits of collective impact using the resources and assets already present in the city.

Summit Summary

Recap Article
• Agenda – create link to PDF

Event Details

Thursday, October 31, 2013
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cabot Lodge Millsap’s
Jackson, MS

Convening Organization(s)

United Way of the Capital Area (www.myunitedway.com)

Additional Details

Additional Local Sponsors:
• Jackson Public Schools (http://www.jackson.k12.ms.us/)
• Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership (http://www.greaterjacksonpartnership.com/
• City of Jackson (http://www.jacksonms.gov)