Happy new year! Keeping up with our annual tradition, KIPP CEO Richard Barth shares some highlights from 2016 and thoughts on where we are as a team and family.
Deshay is a proud alumnus of KIPP Columbus and a current freshman at Capital University. She’s pursuing a degree in education and can’t wait to support students like herself on their journey to and through college. Learn more about Deshay’s story and how she is changing the odds in her community.
We’re shining the spotlight on one of our remarkable KIPP alumni: Lena Muslem, an alum of KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy. We caught up with Lena this month to hear about her current internship with LinkedIn as a Sales Operations Analyst Intern and she had lots to share!
To maintain America’s meritocracy and protect our democracy, our leading institutions have an obligation to invest in financial aid and open the doors of college opportunity.
Josué is a proud alumnus of KIPP Houston and a current junior at Georgetown University. He serves on the board of Georgetown’s Latinx Leadership Forum, and last summer he interned on Capitol Hill. Learn more about Josué’s story and how he is changing the odds in his community.
At KIPP, we say that “Knowledge is Power.” One way to turn knowledge into power is by voting. This summer, as an intern with the Urban League of Greater New Orleans, I got to help high school students across the city—including KIPPsters like me—register to vote.
This summer, the Louisiana Legislature significantly reduced funding for the state scholarship program, TOPS. For students like Isaiah from KIPP New Orleans, this profoundly affects how and whether they can pay for college.