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MacKenzie Scott Donates $6 Million To Institute For Educational Leadership!

Largest Gift in IEL’s History Part of $3 Billion Given by Philanthropist to 465 Nonprofits

We're thrilled to announce we've been gifted $6 million by Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, part of a larger gift totaling $3 billion across 465 nonprofits working towards a variety of causes for greater good and social justice.
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We cultivate racial healing and justice, disability inclusion, and economic equity in over 400 communities. We catalyze community-driven leadership across our education, health, and employment systems inspiring equitable futures for youth and families.

IEL works with leaders to eliminate systemic barriers in education and workforce development.

Prepare

Prepare

We prepare leaders of all ages, stages, and contexts who can work effectively across sectors. IEL leaders are champions of equity in their communities, states, and the nation.

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Support

We implement improved and inclusive decision-making processes, systems, and practices that ensure that all voices—particularly those of marginalized groups—are elevated and heard.

Mobilize

Mobilize

We disrupt the status quo by boldly identifying and mobilizing leaders to foster equity and address injustices and systems that perpetuate discrimination.
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Because of [IEL’s] Project I4, our students are being educated by like-minded educators who are committed to equity for all, 100% of the time.

Jennifer, North Carolina

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2022 National Community Schools and Family Engagement Conference (CSxFE)

Registration for our 2022 National Community Schools and Family Engagement Conference, happening June 1-3 in Los Angeles, is now open!

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Community Schools Gain Momentum

On May 9, IEL sent a letter to the Hill urging Congress to fund the Full-Service Community Schools program at $468 million for FY 2023, to match the President’s budget request.

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Register now for the 2022 National Community Schools and Family Engagement Conference (CSxFE) in Los Angeles!

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