Community Day School Love the learning, Live the Values 

The CDS Community and Family Engagement (CAFE) program builds opportunities for students and families to learn, grow, and connect with one another and community partners. 
If you have an idea for a program, or you want to host a CDS-friendly program at your home or a public space connect with CDS, please email Community and Family Engagement Coordinator Meredith Brown  or schedule a time below to connect with her to help bring your idea to life.

Pop by the Starbucks at Forbes and Shady and connect with Meredith about all things CDS Community and Family Engagement. Let’s expand our community, connect to CDS life, and have meaningful and fun conversations. Coffee’s on CDS! No RSVP needed; stay for as long as you can.

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Upcoming CAFE Events

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Meet Meredith Brown

CDS Community and Family Engagement Coordinator

Meredith Brown comes to CDS with 18 years of professional experience in building community, program development and leadership, event planning, volunteer recruitment and management, and partner outreach. Most recently, she served as the Director of Community Service and Volunteer Engagement for the National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section, where she managed high-profile programs including the Back 2 School Store and Project Prom. Previously, she managed the Children, Youth, and Families Department at the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh and also worked as the Site-Based Program Director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh. Meredith and her husband, David, are parents to two CDS students. She is an avid reader and enjoys doing activities outdoors in her free time.