Community and Partnerships

Erie Neighborhood House

Erie Neighborhood House guided the founding of Erie Elementary Charter School. With 140 years of experience in working to empower low-income immigrant communities, they provide leadership and guidance as EECS grows and works toward its mission.

The mission of Erie Neighborhood House is to promote a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action. Erie House offers a range of programs to individuals of all ages, including an onsite After School Program for EECS students.

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Erikson Institute

Erikson Institute, one of the nation’s leading graduate schools in child development, provides a literacy/classroom specialist for weekly teacher coaching, evaluation and training to foster a true professional learning community for EECS teachers and specialized staff.

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BUILD’s programs are designed to meet both the immediate problem of preventing at-risk youth from joining gangs as well as working with gang-involved youth to develop alternatives to this destructive lifestyle. Our service population also includes youth who have come in contact with the justice system to prevent and/or provide alternatives to detention and assist with successful re-entry into their communities.

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