1. Igniting Hope in South LA

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    from Community Coalition / Added

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    What happens when residents band together to take back their neighborhood from blight, poor city oversight, and an aggressive police force? This rousing video gives the answers, plus weaves together the stirring story of Community Coalition - a community empowerment organization founded at the height of the crack-cocaine epidemic in South LA. Guest luminaries, organizational leadership, and community residents narrate the story, and end with a commemoration of Community Coalition's 20th Anniversary.

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    • The Parent Voice in Ed Reform

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      from NewSchools Venture Fund / Added

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      This session explores some of the difficult topics that parents and organizations working with parents are facing throughout the country. What does it mean for the progress of community action when the NAACP vocally opposes charter schools? Are we doing enough as an education reform movement to protect the charter schools that are successful in this country? What needs to happen to close more schools that are failing? How do we bridge the gap between the grassroots organizations and the rest of the education reform community? How do we sustain long-lasting change? The panelists identify the parts of the education reform advocacy movement that are disconnected and broken and offer solutions for how to fix it. Russlynn Ali, Emerson Collective (Moderator) Alberto Retana, Community Coalition Michael Lomax (United Negro College Fund) Karen Martinez (Alum Rock School District) Shawn Sprewer, St. Marcus Lutheran School

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      • Haven Network is...

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        Members of Haven Network in the Berkshires talk about their mission and describe their community coalition.

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        • SANTA BARBARA FIGHTING BACK | "1+1=5"

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          from Penny Jar Pictures LLC / Added

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          Santa Barbara community leaders find success in working together to address problems caused by substance abuse in their community. It was produced by Penny Jar Pictures LLC, Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved.

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          • Powerfest 2014

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            from A Generation Empowered / Added

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            A Generation Empowered attended Community Coalition's PowerFest 2014 and spoke with attendees regarding their thoughts on the U.S. national debt.

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            • Fox Network America's Most Wanted feature story

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              from Orr Street Productions / Added

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              A Kansas City community takes to the streets to rid their neighborhood of drug dealers and criminals.

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