Voter participation in the communities we serve is historically low. To address the need for more civic engagement among Green Dot families, the Green Dot Votes initiative seeks to register to vote individuals in the community and create a greater understanding of the link between civic engagement and policy change.Read More >>
By Sue Jean Hong, Principal at Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School In South LA, technology-fueled educational opportunities can be few and far between. However, Green Dot schools Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School, Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School, Ánimo Leadership Charter High School, and Alain Leroy Locke College Preparatory Academy are doing just that.…Read More >>
A healthy community must possess five different kinds of capital:
1. Human; 2. Social; 3. Political; 4. Intellectual, and, 5. Financial.
No single form of capital can be dominant; unrestrained by the others, each can create its own types of imbalance, and accompanying problems.
For Ánimo Pat Brown alumni Alvaro Quintero and Jose Rodriguez, the SXSWedu panel serves as an opportunity to share their story of transition from high school in South LA to the Ivy League.Read More >>
These are just the kind of values and determination that students need to help propel them to opportunity and achievement.Read More >>
We spotlight one Green Dot teacher’s journey from Teach for America to classroom excellence, in anticipation of the TFA 25th Anniversary Summit.Read More >>
As we remember Martin Luther King this weekend and the legacy he left, we prepare more Green Dot parents to organize together to improve their lives and the conditions in their communities.Read More >>
For too long, unaligned standards disguised educational inequity across schools, districts, and states. A common core of knowledge and skills ensures that all students are held to the same rigorous expectations; that all students are given the opportunity to achieve their true potential.Read More >>