Purpose

Performance Poetry Teams Write a Legacy at Ánimo Inglewood

July 18, 2017
Poetry

Since 2012, Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School has developed a steady stream of poets, planting roots in the teen poetry slam community.

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The Link Between Parents, Communities and Green Dot

July 12, 2017
parent community engagement coordinators

At Green Dot, a special staff person helps power the vital partnership between schools, families, and communities — we call them Parent Coordinators, and they help bridge the gap between students’ home and school lives.

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Special Olympics Breaks Down Stereotypes and Builds Cohesion

July 5, 2017
Special Olympics

The thumps of basketballs hitting the pavement were muffled over the applause of the audience, as Ánimo Western Charter Middle School and Ánimo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School students played in their first Special Olympics Unified Sports game.

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Mock Interviews Prepare Green Dot Students for Future Careers

June 29, 2017
Mock Interviews

Oscar de la Hoya Ánimo High School staff partnered with professionals and business leaders across Los Angeles, including Green Dot Ambassadors, to simulate real-world interview experiences at its annual Mock Interviews event, which helps our students polish and refine skills necessary to pursue future careers.

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Vladovic Honors Ánimo College Preparatory Academy For Community Connection

June 28, 2017
Hands Around Jordan

LAUSD Board Member Dr. Richard Vladovic honors Ánimo College Preparatory Academy for their connection to the community through their “Hands Around Jordan” event.

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Kevin de Leon Meets with Charter Parents to Talk Immigration Policy

June 22, 2017
LA Stands for All

This spring, parents and students from Green Dot Public Schools’United Parents and Students, KIPP Public Charter Schools, and Magnolia Public Schools, hosted the LA Stands for All Immigrant Families assembly, a collective effort to protect the rights of the families our schools serve — and by extension, families like them across the city.

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Community Partnerships Bring Free Vision and Health Screenings to Thousands of Students

June 21, 2017
Vision to Learn

When students experience challenges with their hearing or sight, it not only affects their ability to learn, but it also impacts their quality of life. That’s why Green Dot partnered with Vision to Learn and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles to provide vision and health screenings for over 2,000 middle school students.

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Building a Great School Together in Hickory Hill

June 20, 2017
Bluff City

“Founding a school is a huge amount of work, but it’s also a huge opportunity,” said Jonas G. Cleaves, principal of Green Dot Tennessee’s newest school, Bluff City High School.

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Assemblymember Gipson Honors Ánimo Watts Teacher

June 13, 2017
Quinteros

Assemblymember Mike Gipson honored Ánimo Watts teacher Lesley Quinteros for her commitment to her community and her students.

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Memphis Seniors Graduate Ready For College, Leadership and Life

June 12, 2017
graduation

Green Dot leadership, educators and staff proudly celebrate the end of a successful school year as 209 students from our two high schools in Memphis walk the stage at their graduation ceremonies.

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Inglewood to Stanford: a Green Dot Alumnus Makes His Way

June 7, 2017
Jeramiah Winston

As he walked through the ivory columns of one of California’s most distinguished academic institution, Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School alumnus and valedictorian Jeramiah Winston asked himself, “Do I belong here?”

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How We Build Community Among Our Graduates

June 1, 2017
Launch to College

Last month, hundreds of students and educators gathered to celebrate our college-bound seniors’ journey into higher education at the fourth annual Launch to College event.

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