To celebrate Earth Day we are spotlighting KIPP alumni doing work in environmental sustainability and food justice. Check out the profiles below to learn about the impact these alumni are having on our planet and their communities through their work.
Shawn Bender is preparing to open an elementary school next fall: KIPP Pleasant Grove Elementary. He shares his vision for the school and how he plans to nurture all different kinds of learning styles through an arts-infused curriculum.
By Raquel Vincent, Communications Associate, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth From our inspiring students, to our rock star teachers, to our go-big-or-go-home mentality, I could not possibly count the ways in which I love KIPP DFW. But, this is a start.
By Michael Horne, Miles Family Fellow, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth I am a Boston Celtics fan. Yes, I live in Dallas. But prior to moving to Dallas, I lived in Boston for five years and for many Bostonians, supporting the Celtics is as much a rite of passage as it is a hobby. Seventeen championships, luminaries […]
By Michael Horne, Miles Family Fellow, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth As the father of a one-year-old child, I am constantly amazed by the sheer excitement and earnestness with which my daughter approaches each day. Whether it was sliding down the slide for the first time, learning to use a fork and spoon, or opening a colorful […]