Mobile, AL was one of 75 cities represented during Lumina Foundation's
Community Partnership for Attainment (CPA) Convening which took place in St.
Louis, MO on February 8-10. The CPA sites are working to accomplish Goal
2025: 60% of Americans with a high-quality postsecondary degree or
credential by 2025. The 3-day convening featured keynote speakers, deep dive
trainings, community-driven programming and networking to facilitate
learning and collaboration in communities.
|MAEF Director of Strategic Initiatives, Chandra Scott (center) presented Mobile work while in St. Louis
The Mobile Area Education Foundation set a goal of 75,000 Degrees by 2030 as
a strategy to doubling the number of postsecondary degrees and credentials
in Mobile. While many Mobilians were celebrating Mardi Gras, Chandra Scott,
Mobile Area Education Foundation; Dr. Kathy Thompson, University of South
Alabama and Robert McWilliams, Bishop State Community College represented
Mobile by sharing lessons learned through our cross-sector attainment
efforts and how to strategically strengthen partnership health.
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