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Building Parent Leadership Through Community Organizing: The Logan Square Neighborhood Association’s Parent Mentor Program in Chicago

Soo Hong, Mark R. Warren, Karen L. Mapp

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  • Case Code: KC03BUILD
  • 17 pages


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  • Case Code: KC03BUILD
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This case describes a program through which Latina parents become educational activists and change agents in neighborhood schools. It helps participants think about how to create powerful forms of family and community engagement in schools in low-income communities.

Subject: Community Organizing, Parent Engagement
Setting: Urban

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