The Foundation for Rural Service provides grants for a variety of programs, including youth-based initiatives and educational materials to improve educational achievement in rural communities across the country, with projects that will have a long-lasting effect on the community.
August 18, 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted voting rights to women in America. However, many women were still unable to vote because of restrictions related to race and ethnicity.
ClearTheList connects schools and teachers with corporations, organizations, and community members that are looking to contribute to the enhancement of learning opportunities for all students. The hashtag #ClearTheList has been popping up on social media as teachers get ready to welcome students back to school.
SMASH, the signature education program of the Kapor Center, empowers dedicated students of color with an intensive science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, culturally relevant coursework, and access to resources and social capital that allow them to be successful in college and their careers.
Do you remember dreaming about your career hopes, dreams, and fears as an elementary or middle school student, and how these thoughts may someday impact whom you may become when you grow up? For some of us, we can recall these memories just like they occurred yesterday. Yet for others—like myself—it has been almost five decades to reconnect the learning dots of the how and why I have landed in my science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) leadership career.