Community partner resources
The following resources might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.
Student Service Learning and Wraparound Support through Community Partnerships Oak Lawn-Hometown SD 123 wanted to unify the whole community to create greater mutual capacity to be responsive to student support needs beyond the classroom. District leaders worked with the school board to implement a strategic plan for building and maintaining long-term, reciprocal relationships with community organizations to provide families in need with resources while providing student service learning opportunities. Oak Lawn-Hometown SD 123 engages all students in regular civic engagement activities with community partners and has formed a Family + Community Resource Network that provides wraparound services to the community.