Purpose

Promise Program Mentors Support Students Beyond the School Day

October 19, 2017
Mentors

The Promise Program connects students to Green Dot Home Office employees, with the purpose of supporting students academically, exposing them to new career opportunities, and to explore new communities.

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JetTalk: National Geographic Photographer on Lessons From Behind the Camera

October 12, 2017
JetTalk

The JetSpace hosts a wide variety of speakers to share their inspirational stories and career paths with students to help stimulate the flow of inventive ideas, ingenuity, and well-connected professionals.

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Solar Eclipse Sparks Curiosity of Green Dot’s Young Scientists Across the Nation

September 13, 2017
Solar Eclipse

This summer, Green Dot students witnessed the first total solar eclipse in the United States since 1979. Green Dot educators saw this as a great opportunity to continue linking current events and natural phenomena to the classroom, encouraging students to tap into their innate curiosity.

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Green Dot Celebrates Graduates Across the Network

August 29, 2017
graduates

We’d like to say a final congratulations to over 1,600 Green Dot graduates from the Class of 2017. Catch a glimpse of graduations from across the network.

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Watch Three Green Dot Students Along Their Road to College

August 14, 2017
road to college

In this video, we encounter three students in different grade levels — one middle school student, one recent high school graduate, and one alumni — from three different cities across the Green Dot network, all on different parts of their road to college.

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Back-to-School Advice From a Green Dot Alum

August 11, 2017
mentor

Ánimo Leadership Alumna and Green Dot University Mentor Sandra Estrada offers her back-to-school advice to current Green Dot students.

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Cooling the Melt: Helping Our Students Get to Day One of Freshmen Year at College

August 10, 2017
summer melt

A phenomena known as “summer melt” is a representation of the obstacles faced by many first year and first generation college students. This is why Green Dot’s educational model has built-in supports in the form of summer workshops, support groups, mentors, and outreach.

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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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