What is your major question regarding community building? #EduCommunity Answers (Part 5 of 5)

Deborah Chang
Mar 20, 2018 · 3 min read

GETTING STARTED

Where do we start?

  • Where to start?

Who do we work with?

  • Need to understand my community BETTER

How do we reach them?

  • How do you find diverse interested people?

How do we work together?

  • How do you build collaborative teams that push for greatness

Especially when there’s need to build buy-in?

  • How can we pull people together who have been “assigned” to work together?

LEVELING UP

What are tools and models for building community?

  • What are some successful tools, models, for building community?

How do we build community online?

  • How to get more people engaged online

Get funded?

  • Funding a non-profit

Improve our events?

  • How to improve consistent engagement / attendance of meetups

Influence policy?

  • How can my community influence local and state school policy

REFLECTING ON THE PERSONAL

How do I take care of myself?

  • How to focus your energy and time with so much work to be done

And what’s my own role?

  • Do I launch a new thing or join someone/thing that is doing similar things?

FOCUSING ON EDUCATION

How do we build community in education specifically?

  • How do we blur/remove boundaries on ACCESS to education

With parents?

  • Want to engage parent community in our brand new school from the beginning

With young people?

  • How can I motivate kids to take care of their education… not just feeling that mommy and daddy will take care of that… me

With technologists?

  • Ideas for engaging the tech sector in the training of welfare recipients to suit their tech needs

With educators?

  • How to engage more DIVERSE educators in mixed-group (educators, ed tech, entrepreneurs, etc.) community?

#NYCEDU Stories

We’re New Yorkers working together to equip ALL of our…

#NYCEDU Stories

We’re New Yorkers working together to equip ALL of our city’s young people with the skills, resources, and community support they need to flourish as happy, engaged, and impactful citizens of the world. These are our stories.

Deborah Chang

Written by

Educator Entrepreneur and Community Builder: I Take Down Systemic Barriers to Education Innovation. Founder, #NYCEDU.

#NYCEDU Stories

We’re New Yorkers working together to equip ALL of our city’s young people with the skills, resources, and community support they need to flourish as happy, engaged, and impactful citizens of the world. These are our stories.