Leaders in education must truly see our children in all their complexity, promise, and possibility to truly lead. Shavar is one of those people. It’s been an honor to be a partner with him in this work–not only as a mentee over the years but as a colleague on the KIPP Foundation Board, where Shavar served as Vice President. As the second Alumni Board Member in KIPP’s history, I’ve been able to see Shavar help lead our Board firsthand with passion, vision, and purpose.
Trailblazing Latinx Educators Throughout History
This Latinx Heritage Month, we are celebrating Latinx educators who have made significant impacts in education. These educators are important and paved the way for educators of color and the…
Media Resource Roundup: Podcasts, TV Shows, and Films Taking On Social Justice Issues Today
Podcasts, TV shows, and films by BIPOC creators that will make you think, learn, challenge, and educate yourself on the most pressing racial and social justice issues of our time.
My Capitol Hill Internship Had a Significant Impact on My Life
Having the opportunity to intern in DC with KIPP’s unyielding support meant the world to me and I know the experiences and skills that I gained working in Congress will make an incredible difference in my personal and professional life going forward.
Meet De’Ja, KIPP Capitol Hill Fellow
De’Ja Wood, a KIPP St. Louis Public Schools alumna and former KIPP Capitol Hill Fellow, shares why it was important for her to contribute to the diversity of thought in offices on Capitol Hill.
Eagle Scout Working To Realize His American Dream
Luis is your All-American student. He’s a dedicated Eagle Scout who’s dream is to attend medical school at the University of Oklahoma. He came to the United States when he was just 3 years old. As a current junior in high school, the Dream Act can protect Luis and Dreamers like him.
Faith and Fitness Power My American Dream
Roberto was eight when his uncle brought him to the United States in search of a better life. As a current college junior, Roberto is fulfilling his American Dream. Now he is praying that Congress takes action to protect DACA recipients like him.