Inspire a Future of Equity

Improving access to higher education is an equity project of considerable importance, and one of increasing urgency. As of June 10, 2021, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center is reporting an undergraduate enrollment decline of 4.9%, with community colleges reporting a 13.2.% decrease—a trend which holds across geographical location. Given community colleges’ focus on low-income …

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Equity in Higher Education: The Bay Area and Beyond Panel Conversation

WATCH: “Equity in Higher Education: The Bay Area and Beyond”

During the Rise with Courage week of learning, celebration, and community, Jobs for Youth hosted a screening of the award-winning film Unlikely and a panel conversation with national and local changemakers in higher education. The “Equity in Higher Education: The Bay Area and Beyond” film and panel events investigated America’s college dropout crisis, highlighted innovative solutions around …

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Rise with Courage, May 14-21

Rise With Courage

RISE WITH COURAGE Join us May 14-21 for a week of virtual learning and celebration! May 14-21 Stream Unlikely, a documentary about equity issues in higher education, from the comfort of your home Purchase Tickets Questions? Check out our FAQ page. May 19, 4 pm Attend a panel on higher education equity featuring Unlikely …

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Isabella Ramirez

Future doctor Isabella Ramirez is passionate about transforming cancer treatment. In her planned career as a researcher and physician, Isabella hopes to become an expert on gene-editing technologies and genetic contributions to diseases. She is also passionate about serving the health needs of the wider community; most recently, Isabella gave back by running a women’s health drive that resulted in a …

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