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These school districts are Connected Districts and utilize Connected Community Schools daily. We work to bring the community, local agencies, services, organizations, businesses, places of worship, individuals, teachers, administrators, union members and leader, & investors to the students. We all have the same mission in mind. To help students become successful, productive and engaged healthy citizens!
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“I was making the decision to pay my electric or buy extra food because we weren’t making it to the end of the month – and I work a good job. I just go into the school now and get some extra to get us by. I even have saved money with school supplies and clothes they have here. I love this new community school.”
– April M.
– Grandmother of a student at Gansevoort Elementary
Author: Sylvia Saunders Source: NYSUT Communications Early this spring Rome Free Academy senior Jordan Purrington was shocked when her mom, a monitor at Staley Elementary School, came home and told her a student wasn’t coming to school because he didn’t have proper...
How a Union-Driven Effort Supports Students and Families in Central New York By Jennifer Dubin Devina Love moved to Rome, New York, in August last year after fleeing domestic violence in Massachusetts. She enrolled both of her young sons at Francis Bellamy...
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Connected Community Schools Leaders in Network Knowledge, or LiNK, is here to help serve as a ConnectLine between you and whatever services or assistance you need. If you or your family is struggling and would like to talk to one of our Connected Community resource...
Connected Community Schools was recently highlighted on the AFT Voices blog: Community schools feed families, keep connections alive during pandemic The first two weeks of March went on as any others. Our plans for ribbon cuttings at three new schools were underway,...
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families LINKed to needed services and resources
Snacks provided to students and classrooms
= 923,000 Meals distributed
Individuals served through our community resource hubs
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207 N James Street
Rome, New York
Interim Impact Center:
414 N James Street
Suite B, Rome, New York
School Hours: M-F: 9am - 5pm
Email Executive Director, Melissa Roys: MelissaR@connectedcs.org