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.
Last year we shared some thoughts and advice from one of our remarkable KIPP alumni: Manny Cabrera, an alum of KIPP Academy in Houston, TX, who had just graduated from law school. We caught up with Manny this month to hear about his first year as a lawyer–and he had lots to share!
Lonneshia Webb, a College Persistence Manager at KIPP LA Schools, supports students who are in college and striving to reach graduation day. She know what sorts of challenges these students may encounter — because she’s faced them herself. Learn how she’s making an impact on her community and helping KIPP alumni reach their highest potential.
There’s a watershed moment happening on college campuses. From large universities like Mizzou and Yale to small colleges like Amherst and Claremont McKenna, students are speaking out against systemic racism in higher education. KIPP’s National Director of KIPP Through College offers a few thoughts for students of color currently navigating the waters on college campuses this fall.
As a proud 2015 graduate of Fordham University, pursuing a career in modern dance, Brittany shares her gratitude for all those who lived this motto throughout her education.
Donnell is a proud alumnus of KIPP New Orleans and a current junior at Franklin & Marshall College. He serves as F&M’s student body President, and last summer he interned at the White House. Learn more about Donnell’s story and how he is changing the odds in his community.