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Partner Plan Act E-Newsletters

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    “To solve the systemic causes of injustice, we must learn to both zoom out and zoom in. We have to remain aware of the larger issues at play as we craft on-the-ground solutions that address them.” —Darren Walker Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) The Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) team has launched its annual Training Needs Assessment . Please take a few moments to complete the survey. The results will drive future read more

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    “Better is possible. It does not take genius. It takes diligence. It takes moral clarity. It takes ingenuity. And above all, it takes a willingness to try” —Atul Gawande Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) The Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) team has launched the Request for Supports through the Partner Plan Act Collaboration Institute (PPACI)!   This opportunity is for early childhood collaborations interested read more

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    "There is no such thing as a nonracist or race-neutral policy. Every policy in every institution in every community in every nation is producing or sustaining either racial inequity or equity between racial groups." —Ibram X. Kendi Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) In the interest of the health and safety of our staff and participants, the Community Systems Statewide Supports team has cancelled all in-person trainings through read more

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    "Systems change is about shifting the conditions that are holding a problem in place." — Ecosystems for Systems Change Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) The CS3 team recently updated the Program Inventory Reference Guide . In its third iteration, the Program Inventory Reference Guide is a cross-systems resource for early childhood stakeholders and communities in Illinois. The purpose of the Guide is to equip early childhood read more

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    "Liberated relationships are one of the ways we actually create abundant justice, the understanding that there is enough attention, care, resource, and connection for all of us to access belonging, to be in our dignity, and to be safe in community." —Adrienne Maree Brown Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) On January 24, 2020, the CS3 team launched the Community-to-Community (C2C) Mentorship Program. The purpose of the C2C mentorship read more

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