Ximena is a KIPP Houston alumna. To Ximena, DACA made hope possible. It changed everything. She now has her permanent residency and wants everyone reading to know about the opportunities DACA provided her.
KIPP Bay Area alumnus Erick shares his journey migrating from Mexico to the States. He is determined to not let his citizenship status impact his success.
KIPP Baltimore alumna Nancy tells her story about the impact DACA has had on her life. She urges the KIPP Team and Family to take action in order to protect DACA recipients like her while the future of the legislation is debated.
KIPP NYC Social Studies Teacher Kevin Jones describes the experience of entering the congressional offices of civil rights icon John Lewis with 40 students who just finished learning about the Civil Rights Movement.
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.
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.