• Developed in collaboration with the NYC Department of Education, the teacher’s union, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, The New American Initiative employs collaborative teacher-teams, a mastery-based career ladder, and looping cycles to empower learners and inspire leaders in a network of elementary schools.
     
  • Arbor Brothers partnered with the The New American Initiative management team on a number of key deliverables, including:

    • Financial Model — to monitor fundraising progress, create multiyear budget projections, and track key programmatic outcomes
    • Communication Materials — to convey the New American Initiative’s unique value proposition to prospective funding partners
    • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Scorecard – to establish targets for and capture progress in students’ non-academic skills
    $275k

    in unrestricted funding from Arbor Brothers

  • 480

    hours of capacity-building consulting from Arbor Brothers

“Unlike others who support from the sidelines, Arbor Brothers teach by doing. They have a great way of pushing our thinking and then supporting us to create new and better systems to accomplish our goals.”
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Shimon Waronker, Founder and Executive Director

See for yourself the difference that patient capital and thoughtful partnership can make.