Field Work

EdRedesign works collaboratively across sectors with community leaders such as mayors, superintendents, leaders of health and human service agencies, and leaders of out-of-school time organizations to support the well-being and education of children in their communities.

We are committed to not only talking about the equity work that needs doing, but to actually doing it.

No one has yet built a 21st century engine of education and child development that delivers supports and opportunities to all at scale. While we have some design principles and theories about what needs to happen, the real work takes place in communities where there are leaders who share this vision. We aim to immerse ourselves in this work in a handful of communities where top leadership has embraced our vision and expressed a willingness to expend political and financial capital in an effort to figure out how to get it done.

Current Initiatives

By All Means Consortium

By All Means Initiative

The Education Redesign Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education launched By All Means in February 2016, to rethink education and child development systems in partnership with local communities. The initiative is addressing the iron law correlation in the U.S. between a child's socioeconomic status and his or her prospects for educational achievement through several key strategies

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Local Children's Cabinet Network

Officially launched in April 2019, children's cabinets are convened in localities across the country. In this network, members are able to learn from both experts and one another about children's cabinets as a tool for improving both systems-level governance and population-level outcomes.

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