For 30 years, the Metropolitan Education Commission has been dedicated to the health and welfare of education for Pima County residents.
That commitment continues stronger than ever in the face of COVID-19; in fact, supporters hope to raise $30,000 to celebrate 30 years with the Metropolitan Education Commission 30th Anniversary Virtual Celebration and Fundraiser at 4:30 on Thursday, Oct. 22. Registration is $30 per person and is available online at www.metedu.org/30years through Friday, Oct. 16.
“The pandemic has highlighted the gaps that exist: The lack of school funding and the inadequate technological infrastructures, the shortage of computer equipment in our schools and lack of internet access in homes. These are all things we have been aware of for years, but the pandemic has brought everything to the surface and our work as education advocates is more important than ever,” said