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September 15, 2020 20th Anniversary Blog

Principal Tai Basurto Paves the Way for the Next Generation


In this week's installation of our #20thAnniversaryTuesday series, we interviewed Tai Basurto, who took over as Principal at John C. Dore Elementary after Chief Alvarez. Principal Basurto talks about what education means to her family, her personal vision for developing students, and her passion for professional development.

September 4, 2020 20th Anniversary Blog

Trust, Sense of Belonging, and Equity: The Mission of Network 8 Chief Alvarez


To begin the 2020-21 school year, we are kicking off our #20thAnniversaryTuesday series. This year, every Tuesday, in honor of the The Fund turning 20 years old, we will showcase a Fund Champion who represents an essential aspect of our work.

This week, Fund explores the how Network 8 Chief Elizabeth Alvarez is creating a sense of belonging and trust in her community—and then using it to faciliate long-waited change.

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