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Teach For America
The Collective is Teach For America’s national association for alumni who identify as Native, Indigenous, and people of color.
The mission of The Teach For America Nashville-Chattanooga Collective is to dismantle educational inequity by empowering alumni of color, elevating the voices of people of color, and connecting alumni of color to each other & the greater community.
Collective Launch in Nashville-Chattanooga
If you are an alum who shares these identities you are already part of the national Collective family. Now, we we're working to launch a regional chapter of the Collective.
Each board member will serve a 2-year term
Board meetings will take place quarterly, starting in February 2021
The board must have between 5 and 11 members
Board members must identify as Black, Native, Indigenous, or a person of color
Board members must live in the Nashville or Chattanooga areas
The board should reflect the demographics of the Nashville-Chattanooga alumni network.
The TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Collective Board Launch Process
The Collective launch vision is to bring together a group of alumni of color who are invested in helping to shape the purpose and structure of the Collective.
Dec 2020 - Jan 2021
Jan - Feb 2021
Recruit 8—10 alumni who are a diverse representation of our alumni base including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender identity, corps region, corps year, and profession to serve on a steering committee
Steering committee constructed The Collection vision, charge, priorities and board membership and governance structure
TFA alumni who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color who live in Nashville-Chattanooga can apply to The Collective Board
Steering Committee selects inaugural Collective board members
TFA Nashville-Chattanooga Collective board kickoff meeting
Collective Steering Committee
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