2018 StriveTogether Convening in Seattle, WA


Under the theme of Go Far, Go Together, ROC the Future joined 70 cradle to career sites from across the nation who make up the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network, in Seattle, Washington, to learn and share strategies to support better outcomes for kids. The 2018 Cradle to Career Network Convening held in October was the biggest yet, bringing together more than 500 people uniting to work toward equity and committed to going farther together. From keynotes by Brittany Packnett and Dr. Jill Biden to engaging workshops, the week was full of highlights. In addition to a robust conference, a piece by David Brooks was published in the New York Times, which shines a light on the unique and powerful ways cradle to career communities are making a difference. Read what’s happening in Spartanburg, South Carolina to learn how we can best support every child, cradle to career. For additional highlights from the StriveTogether Convening, read this blog post by Jennifer Blatz, CEO of StriveTogether.