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Bridging the Civil Divide

October 20, 2017 by Charter Board Partners

Dr. Michael Lomax of UNCF and Carrie Irvin of Charter Board Partners write about how nonprofit boards can help bridge the civil divide, and about the critical role of diversity on boards in making that happen.

So You’re Joining a Board

September 20, 2017 by Pat Talbert Smith

Pat Talbert Smith shares advice for a person of color joining a charter school board.

Perspective & Commitment Impact School Leadership

August 01, 2017 by Chinesom Ejiasa

Chinesom Ejiasa writes about what guided him as a person of color serving on a largely white board of a school that serves a diverse student body.

Board Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness

May 12, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness on Charter School Boards: Join CBP in an ongoing discussion of these issues and how they relate to good governance, accountability, and improving educational opportunities for all students.

Step Two: Webinar Training for Latino Board Fellows

April 19, 2017 by Charter Board Partners

In the ongoing six-month Latino Board Fellows program for Boston-based Latinos committed to education, Carrie Irvin led a webinar last week for the 11 Latino Board Fellows in the program.

Building, Engaging, and Activating a Community:  CBP’s Upcoming Convening for Board Members of Color

January 26, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

Charter Board Partners is excited to announce our upcoming convening for charter school board members of color in Washington, DC. This blog post shares some of the questions we'll be addressing and offers our reasons for organizing this discussion.

Is Governance Having a Moment?

October 14, 2016 by Carrie C. Irvin

Lots of governance talk this week! Here's CBP's take. We're excited to see partners and friends across sectors focus on the importance of strong and diverse boards.

A Welcome Spotlight on DC’s Charter School Board Members

September 29, 2016 by Carrie C. Irvin

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute and Bellwether Education released a report today, "Charter School Boards in the Nation's Capital." CBP offers our thoughts about the report's recommendations.

Want a Great New School? Get the Board on Board

July 01, 2016 by Carrie C. Irvin

In collaboration with Tom Vander Ark, CBP CEO Carrie Irvin offers some thoughts for school founders about the importance of building a strong board from the start.