ERIC Number: ED370650
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Nov-18
Celebrating Partnerships. Proceedings of the Annual Community Education Conference (2nd, River Grove, IL, November 18, 1993).
Solorzano, Sylvia M., Ed.
This compilation presents edited manuscripts of presentations from a community education conference held in Illinois. Summaries are provided for the following presentations: (1) "Leadership for Diversity," by Theodore L. Gross, outlining classroom goals to lead students out of prejudice; (2) "Building Coalitions," by Pat Kaye Edwards, reviewing current issues and goals related to the community education movement; (3) "Collaborative Leadership in Action: Extending the Academic Mission," by Ida Androvich and others, describing a collaborative relationship between Loyola University and the community of Maywood (Illinois); (4) "Communities InTouch: Substance Abuse Prevention," by Joanne Bieschke and Sarah Hansman, detailing the goals and strategies of an Illinois community health program; (5) "Interfaith, Interagency, Intercommunity," by Suzanne Dillon and others, highlighting Catholic Charities' activities in Cook and Lake County, Illinois; (6) "Issues of Child Sexual Abuse: Protection of Victims and Networking Services," by Tom Plach and others, describing Proviso Township's (Illinois) approach to investigating child sexual abuse; (7) "'New Directions': Offering New Options for Housing Choices," by Lashaune Brundage and Angela Woods, discussing an outreach program to increase home ownership options; (8) "Project Success,": School and Communities Working Together for Successful Families, by Lori Williams and others, describing a program to improve health and social service delivery to children and families; (9) "The Diversity Group: A Model for Building Community Unity," by Julia Doris and Helen Lockhart, reviewing a model for working with schools, churches, families, and the community; and (10) "Villa Alegre: A Model of Community Empowerment," by Luis Albaracin and others. Letters of support from community leaders and a list of conference attendees are appended. (KP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Triton Coll., River Grove, IL.