BARR Center Featured on i3/EIR Program Dissemination Project Podcast
Angela Jerabek spoke to Tom DeWire, host of the i3/EIR Program Dissemination Project, about BARR Center’s innovation and results.
“In terms of belief systems, we’re really looking at a strength-based approach [and] we’re looking at what’s right about kids, at the same time that we’re really coaching schools to take on the structure that’s going to be fostering these relationships in a much more real way.”
– BARR Executive Director Angela Jerabek
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