Mark Oppenheim leads an discussion on children’s literacy and gender equality in education with the executive team of Room to Read, with guests: Geetha Murali, CEO, Heather Simpson, Chief Program Officer and Shari Freedman, Chief Financial Officer.
Patra Sevastiades, Executive Director of the Duluth Library Foundation, discusses how libraries keep on pace with the latest technology to ensure community members are receiving the best support. This interview was produced in collaboration with WDSE/WRPT.
Mark Oppenheim leads a conversation on creating opportunity for underserved individuals through educational opportunities with guests: Mia Bonta, CEO of Oakland Promise and Meredith Curry, Fellow at Northern California College Promise Coalition.
Coronavirus has essentially canceled the Spring term as envisioned; i.e., on-campus classes were cancelled, and most moved online. There are serious implications for enrollments for Fall term and finances, and many are wondering if there will be a Fall term at all (we think so).
Drew Furedi, President & CEO of Para Los Ninos, discusses the wrap-around services that create a holistic approach to solving community-based issues, including poverty and hunger. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Drew Furedi, President and CEO at Para Los Niños, discusses helping children and their families thrive by creating a community focused on ensuring all educational and personal needs are met. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Bob Smiland, President & CEO of Inner-City Arts, discusses creating an emotionally safe space for low-income children to express themselves and their experiences through art. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Bob Smiland, President and CEO of Inner-City Arts, discusses the importance of an arts education and how it can open doors to lifelong careers for their students. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
David Baca, Chief of Schools of the Los Angeles Unified School District, discusses how allocated funds are used to educate K-12 children throughout the city. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Dr. David Baca, Chief of Schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District, discusses how his team supports the schools in their district and ensures the changing needs of their teachers and students are met. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Joel Arquillos, Executive Director of 826LA, discusses how writing is a fundamental tool in preserving history, culture, and the thoughts of individuals worldwide. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Joel Arquillos, Executive Director at 826LA, discusses getting young people excited about writing and helping children find their voice through storytelling. This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS.
Carol Henault, Executive Director at Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California, discusses how bringing books to children from low income homes can expand their personal libraries as well as their minds.This interview was produced in collaboration with KLCS
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Complete College America President & CEO Yolanda Watson Spiva on how the organization is working to guide low-income students in finishing their college degree within 4 years.
This month, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine announced the philanthropist and billionaire David Geffen donated an additional $46 million to help medical students at UCLA. Back in 2014, he donated $100 million to fund merit-based scholarships for medical students at the university.