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UVA President, Head of Black Student Union, Testify on Campus Racism

House Democrats hosted a Capitol Hill forum on Affirmative Action, Inclusion and Racial Climate on America’s Campuses on September 8. Student leaders, college diversity officials, and...

Rep. Adams, Making NC Rounds, Has Powerful Vision for Charlotte

In the days following Presidents Day, Congresswoman Alma Adams, D-NC, is keeping a busy slate with stops around the state. After having passed a...

Is Our Education System Conducive to Breaking the Cycle of Poverty?

Every student deserves the opportunity to be in a learning environment where they can thrive. They all deserve access to a high quality education...

NCLR: Helping to Build Resilient Latino Youth

Immigration, poverty, education, discrimination, disengagement are all issues affecting Latino youth today and the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is leading the charge...

Lorretta Johnson: Breaking Barriers and Uniting Educators

For the last 50 years, Lorretta Johnson has advocated for educators across the country. Her journey has taken her to the poorest neighborhoods in...

Childhood poverty: majority of U.S. public school students eligible for free...

Rising income inequality in the U.S. has produced a startling statistic: 51% of U.S. public school children in pre-K through 12th grade were eligible under...

An Open Internet Creates a Wealth of Opportunities for Women

By Melanie Campbell, President & CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and Convener, Black Women's Roundtable Over the years, the Black Women’s Roundtable has...

ASPIRE Inspires in Violence Torn Chicago

News out of Chicago these days always seems to carry a body count; and having quickly become known as “Murder City” after the last...

Verizon Foundation: Incubating New Social Solutions & Getting Kids ConnectED

A recent interview with Rahim Kanani for Forbes magazine got to the heart of the Verizon Foundation's commitment to improving educational achievement in America, especially for...

It’s Time to Give Millennials a Raise

By Sarah Audelo For many young Americans, the economy just isn’t working in our favor. Since the Great Recession, Millennials have continued to represent a growing...