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1 Lumina Community Partnership for Attainment Application Information Webinar September 3, :00 am – 12:00 noon EST

2 Why Are We Here? Who is Lumina? Why are we investing in communities? What are we trying to accomplish? Haley Glover, Strategy Director

3 Goal 2025: To increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60 percent by the year 2025.

4 What do we mean by… Partnership Health The community is working collaboratively to achieve common goals, using agreed-upon accountability tools and measures, and utilizing data to make decisions about program direction and design Equity Communities explicitly identify and develop action plans to address chronic attainment gaps between populations, particularly between racial/ethnic groups Attainment Communities build support for and action plans around the principle: Access + Success = Attainment

5 Why Equity Matters Fourteen states represent 46 percent of the total U.S. population. Those states have a population age five and under that is majority non-white. By 2025, half of the nation’s workers, or more than 50 million, will be of Latino descent.

6 Lumina’s Equity Imperative Postsecondary Degree Attainment Lumina recognizes that, to make effective change in higher education, equity and excellence must be at the center of all its efforts to reach Goal 2025.

7 Who are you talking to? Staff: Haley Glover - Strategy Director Tina Gridiron – Senior Strategy Officer Jeanna Keller Berdel – Senior Strategy Officer Susan Johnson – Director of Equity and Inclusion

8 Our Other Partners Evaluation Team Intermediary Partners

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10 What are the benefits of the program? Content knowledge-building opportunities Convening and network development Publications and communications support Technical and strategic assistance Flexible funding

11 Q&A icon Questions may be submitted at any time during the presentation. To submit a question: Click on the Question Mark icon (?) on the floating toolbar (as shown at the right). This will open the Q&A window on your system only. Type your question into the small dialog box and click the Send Button. To submit questions

12 Q & A Questions asked during the webinar, including those not answered, will be compiled into an FAQ list, and distributed to community leaders. A recording of this webinar and FAQs will be available within 24 hours at Key Dates: Application Issue DateAug. 21, 2014 StriveTogether Self-Assessment ReleasedAug. 22, 2014 Application Information WebinarSept. 3, 2014 (11:00-11:30 ET) Application Due (electronically)Oct. 15, 2014 Notification of Application StatusDec. 15, 2014 StriveTogether Self-Assessment DueOct. 15, 2014 Public Partnership AnnouncementJan. 15, 2015 Planning Grant Awarded Community Partnership Convening (Dallas, TX)Jan , 2015 Charter Proposals Due (electronically)Mar. 28, 2015 Charter Signature DueMay 15, 2015 Implementation Grant Awarded upon signature of the charter


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