Community Schools Partnership

Help transform schools into community hubs.

Donate to Community Schools

Help ensure success for every student in our local community.

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The Community Schools Partnership initiative transforms local schools into places where students, families, staff, and the surrounding community can work together to ensure every student is successful.


Community Schools place the focus on the whole child by providing academic supports, social and emotional learning, health and wellness, family and community engagement, and a safe and supportive climate. 


A donation to Community Schools helps place a full-time staff member, called a Community School Coordinator, in each school to oversee this transformative work, make partnerships, connect with students and families, and provide additional support for the school community. 


United Way partners with Milwaukee Public Schools, the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association, and local nonprofits to support the following 12 Community Schools, with more added each year: 





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