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Community Engagement Initiative

Increasing the ability and capacity to implement effective, equitable and culturally responsive
community engagement practices.

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CEI Network

Families, school and district/LEA leaders, teachers, and community partners throughout California are networking and sharing their experiences and expertise through the Community Engagement Initiative. Find out if you have a CEI district or LEA in your area.



As a member of the Community Engagement Initiative, you will have access to a wide range of resources and support to help you achieve your district/LEA’s goals. This includes access to a network of your peers at all stages of their own engagement work. You will have the chance to connect with other members of the initiative through networking events, discussion forums, and other opportunities for collaboration and learning.

By joining the community engagement initiative, you will not only make a positive impact for your students, but also build your skills, expand your network, and gain valuable experience that can benefit you both personally and professionally. Find out how and when you can join below.

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