ELC Networks

School officials, policymakers, and community leaders gather in Harrisburg for an ELC-sponsored Public Education Summit.
School officials, policymakers, and community leaders gather in Harrisburg for an ELC-sponsored Public Education Summit.

The Education Law Center works with parent and community groups, faith-based organizations, minority and civil rights groups, special education advocates, and other organizations throughout Pennsylvania.

 

The Education Law Center is also a sole and co-organizer of statewide advocacy campaigns. A partial list of members of the Educations Law Center’s networks throughout the state can be found below.



Civil Rights and Student Rights Groups

  • Action United — Chapters statewide
  • Education Not Incarceration — Chapters in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties
  • Westmoreland County Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Committee on Diversion —Westmoreland County

English Language Learner Task Force (organized by ELC)

  • The English Language Learner Task Force is comprised of parents and educators currently operating in 12 counties throughout Pennsylvania. Use the map to see which counties, and contact the taskforce at elltaskforce@gmail.com .

Faith-based Groups

Minority Groups

African American Groups

Asian Groups

Latino Groups

  • Congreso de Latinos Unidos — Philadelphia County
  • Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations of the Lehigh Valley — Lehigh County
  • JUNTOS — Philadelphia County

Parent, Student and Community Groups

  • Baldwin-Whitehall Council of PTAs — Allegheny County
  • Chester Upland Community, Parents, and Students — Delaware County
  • Fayette County Community Partnership — Fayette County
  • Greene County Community Partnership — Greene County
  • Indiana County Community Partnership — Indiana County
  • Monroe County Community 4 Change — Monroe County
  • Parents United for Public Education — Philadelphia County
  • Philadelphia Student Union — Philadelphia County
  • Somali Bantu Community Association — Allegheny County
  • South Bethlehem Neighborhood Center — Northampton County
  • The Achievement Project (TAP) — Delaware County
  • Washington County Community Partnership — Washington County
  • Westmoreland County Community Partnership — Westmoreland County
  • Youth United for Change — Philadelphia County

Disability Advocacy Groups

Statewide Campaigns and Coalitions

Cross City Campaign (co-organized by ELC)
Groups and advocates throughout southeastern Pennsylvania.

Statewide Coalition of Early Intervention Advocates (co-organized by ELC)
Groups and advocates throughout the state.

Pennsylvania VALUE Coalition of Special Education Advocates (co-organized by ELC)
Groups and advocates throughout the state.

PA Teacher Quality Coalition (organized by ELC)
Groups and advocates throughout the state.

ADAMS

ALLEGHENY

BUCKS

CARBON

CHESTER

DAUPHIN

DELAWARE

FAYETTE

  • Fayette County Community Partnership

GREENE

  • Green County Community Partnership

INDIANA

  • Indiana County Community Partnership

JEFFERSON

  • Dubois Area Special Education PTA

LEHIGH

LUZERNE

MERCER

MONROE

MONTGOMERY

NORTHAMPTON

  • South Bethlehem Neighborhood Center

PHILADELPHIA

WASHINGTON

  • Washington County Community Partnership

WESTMORELAND

  • Westmoreland County Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Committee on Diversion
  • Westmoreland County Community Partnership

YORK

STATEWIDE

Statewide Campaigns and Coalitions

Cross City Campaign (co-organized by ELC)
Groups and advocates throughout southeastern Pennsylvania.

Statewide Coalition of Early Intervention Advocates (co-organized by ELC)
Groups and advocates throughout the state.

Pennsylvania VALUE Coalition of Special Education Advocates (co-organized by ELC)
Groups and advocates throughout the state.

Pennsylvania School Climate Coalition (organized by ELC)
Groups and advocates throughout the state.