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The Parent Engagement Partners used the Parent & Family Engagement Manifesto as an advocacy tool, which led to the Portland School Board passing a resolution to rewrite the districts’ Family Partnership Policy to better reflect the aspirations of families in the community. Portland Empowered parents sat on the committee and others informed drafts of the new policy.

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Our students, parents, staff, and interns have presented in these conferences and presentations:

Language, Culture, and Identity Conference
Portland Public Schools, Multilingual Multicultural Center
October 2017

Reimagining Education
Columbia University Teachers College
July 2017

Greater Portland Chamber of Commerce
“Eggs & Issues”
May 2016

Education Writer’s Association 
“69th Annual EWA Seminar”
May 2016

New England Secondary School Consortium
High School Redesign in Action
March 2016