Read the Press Release here!

Michael McAfee, President PolicyLink & CAI Keynote Speaker

Michael McAfee was the keynote speaker to the first Collaborative Action Institute Training at Dominican University of California on February 1st, 2018. We are so inspired by Dr. McAfee's speech and we were very grateful that he took the time to speak to our community. Please click here to view his presentation slides. Please view the keynote speech videos here!

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Check out the Tamalpais Union High School District Superintendent end of year letter by David Yoshihara with a special Marin Promise Partnership mention Here!

Please read Marin Promise Partner, Bob Rosenberg's Marin Independent Journal article, "Many Reasons for taking a Knee for our Flag", published on October 31, 2017.

Marin Promise Presented at the 2017 StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network Convening in Phoenix, AZ!


The Backbone Team and a few partners went to Phoenix Arizona for the 2017 StriveTogether Cradle to Career Convening where they presented the process regarding the Partnership Council Advocacy Agenda. Brian Gadsden, Juliet Schiller, Ann Mathieson, David Wain Coon of College of Marin, Omar Carrera of Canal Alliance and Lorenzo Cordova spoke at the presentation. 

We had the pleasure of having the following partners join us in Phoenix: David Wain Coon (COM), Omar Carrera (Canal Alliance), Lorenzo Cordova (County of Marin) and Jennifer Nickl (NUSD). Thank you!!

Marin Promise Partnership Newsletters

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Marin Promise Partnership was featured in September's Marin Magazine

By Leela Lindner, September, 2017


Read the Article Here!

Welcome New Action Team Leaders!


Juliet Schiller, Ed.D. - Director of Collaborative Action

Juliet Schiller recently joined the Backbone Team as Director of Collaborative Action. Juliet will join the Backbone Team in collective work towards eliminating the achievement gaps in Marin. She will facilitate the 3rd Grade Reading, College Readiness/Policy and College Completion Teams, as well as lead our Policy/Advocacy work to increase Cultural Competency. Read more about Juliet in the August 17, 2017 Marin Independent Journal Business Article Here!


Elizabeth Stoner - Manager of Collaborative Action 

Elizabeth Stoner recently joined the Backbone Team as the Manager of Collaborative Action! She will facilitate the 9th Grade Math Team in Marin City and the College Readiness/Plan Team.  Elizabeth has been an active member of several Marin Promise Action Teams, including the College Enrollment and College Readiness Action Teams. 

Marin IJ Education Article: Marin nonprofit pushes for education equity

By Stephanie Weldy on May 9, 2017

Read the Article Here!



Backbone Team: Ann Mathieson, Brian Gadsden, Rebecca Brown, Shelley Hamilton, Nadia Lehrer. Partners: Mike Watenpaugh - Superintendent SRCS, Michelle Stephens - NUSD, Sara Jones - San Rafael Free Public Libraries, Anna Pilloton - College of Marin and Alexander Stern of 10,000 Degrees


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