The 2019 Prize for Parent Organizing

Monday, November 5, 2018

FAIRFIELD, CT -- The ZOOM Foundation will once again celebrate excellence in parent organizing for educational equity by awarding multiple prizes in 2019.

The Prizes: ZOOM will award three prizes at the May 2019 “Celebrate Parent Power: Connecticut Parents Uniting for Great Schools” event.

  • Are you organizing parents and families for great schools in Connecticut? If so, we encourage you to apply for The 2019 Prize for Parent Organizing – Awarded to the organizing group that demonstrates the most parent power for educational equity.
  • Are you just getting started organizing parents and families? If so, please apply for The 2019 Prize for Power Potential – Awarded to an organization that demonstrates potential for future impact. The winner may not yet have organizing experience or impact, but has a commitment and strategy to do so in the near future.
  • Do you want to celebrate an awesome community organizer? Submit their name for Organizer of the Year 2019 – Awarded to a Connecticut education organizer for developing other leaders.

Every eligible organization that submits a complete application for the Prize for Parent Organizing or the Prize for Power Potential by the February 1, 2019 deadline will receive $1,000 for applying!

Email Hamish MacPhail at, if you would like to receive the full application package.

For more Information, download the 2019 Prize for Parent Organizing materials below.

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