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Race and Education Cohort

The Polis Institute will be facilitating the upcoming Race and Education Cohort on June 13th. Cohorts are a yearlong program, where each cohort will consist of 6-10 influencers. Cohorts are open to all interested participants and capped at 10 in

Job Oportuinties Available

The Polis Institute through a partnership with Americorps is looking for two motivated individuals to fill the following positions. Academic Support Coordinator Must be comfortable w/ students of all grade levels as prioritized by identified

Why Place Based?

In 2015, Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, issued a statement that “a child’s life expectancy is predicted more by his ZIP code than his genetic code.” In the United States, the 12th richest country in

Congratulations to the Town of Eatonville!

The Town of Eatonville was recognized as the 'most improved' area in Central Florida between 2016 and 2017 by POLIS in our annual report which was released on March 14, 2018. POLIS has been publishing such data since 2008 as part of an ongoing

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