Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 11/23/2021 - 6:00 PM
Category: Program & Instruction - Votes
Type: Action
Subject: 14.4 Approval of a memorandum of Understanding between United Community Corporation and the Newark Board of Education
Strategic Plans:
Priority 3.4
3.4 Establish an array of ongoing and diverse opportunities for staff, parents, students, and partners to plan for strategies to connect learning to students’ lives and promote student learning in the community.
Enclosure
File Attachment:
Summary: The United Community Corporation has agreed to provide after school activities, STEAM, gaming, dance and a summer program. Whereas, the staff has the education, certification and training to provide the services responsibly.

United Community Corporation will offer a virtual program for students. They also will offer grocery deliveries to the families in need. The families will be given the option to get supplies for activities delivered.
Each month a community/family engagement will be held at Westside Park that includes food distribution, winter coats, face masks, and clothing.
 Monthly community engagements:
Monthly October 2021 –August 2022
S.T.E.AM and College Readiness : students will engage in science , math, and art projects
October 2021- June 2022
 Recreation and Fitness : October 2021- June 2022
 Homework help: daily October –June
 Field trips: October 2021- August 2022
 Cultural dance class – March 2022- June 2022
 Saturday Academy : March 2022- May 2022
 Summer program will include chess class, fitness, field trips, summer package assistance:
July 2022- August 2022.

These services will be offered at Harriet Tubman ES.
Funding : No cost to the district
Recommendation to the Board: Now therefore, be it resolved that the Newark Board of Education approve this Memorandum of Understanding between United Community Corporation and the Newark Board of Education.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Mary Ann Reilly - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:
Nicole T. Johnson - Deputy Superintendent
Signed By:
Brenda Liss - General Counsel
Signed By:
Roger León - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member A'Dorian Murray-Thomas Moved, Member Dawn Haynes seconded to approve the Original motion 'Now therefore, be it resolved that the Newark Board of Education approve this Memorandum of Understanding between United Community Corporation and the Newark Board of Education.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 7 - 0
   
Josephine Garcia     Yes
Flohisha Johnson     Yes
Dawn Haynes     Yes
Asia J. Norton     Yes
A'Dorian Murray-Thomas     Yes
Hasani Council     Yes
Vereliz Santana     Yes