When schools affirm students' identities, surround them with supportive relationships, help them explore what they value, encourage them to recognize their strengths and skills, and make the connection between what students do in school and their lives and a purpose beyond themselves, all students can learn and achieve.Read More
Over the next 50 years donors will contribute nearly $20 trillion to nonprofit organizations. This presents an enormous opportunity to make progress on pressing social issues and to solve some of our greatest challenges. The Impact-Driven Philanthropy Initiative is helping more donors give more dollars to do the most good.Read More
Every year more than 4.2 million young people, ages 13 to 25, experience homelessness in the United States. Overwhelmingly, they are youth of color and young people who identify as LGBTQ. We believe that every young person deserves a safe, stable place to call home, and we’re working to make that vision reality.Read More
It is mid-morning on a warm, spring Wednesday, and Erick Delcham is darting from student to student in his Algebra III class at North Queens Community High School.
Delcham smiles and laughs as he pushes his students to explain how they are trying to answer the problems in front of them.
“Notice what you are doing now?” he encourages a quiet boy named Kuron, who has floated an idea about how to solve a Pythagorean equation. “You are conjecturing!”