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graduates

Green Dot Celebrates Graduates Across the Network

August 29, 2017

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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road to college

Watch Three Green Dot Students Along Their Road to College

August 14, 2017

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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mentor

Back-to-School Advice From a Green Dot Alum

August 11, 2017

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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summer melt

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

August 10, 2017

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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Poetry

Performance Poetry Teams Write a Legacy at Ánimo Inglewood

July 18, 2017

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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parent community engagement coordinators

The Link Between Parents, Communities and Green Dot

July 12, 2017

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

Special Olympics Breaks Down Stereotypes and Builds Cohesion

July 5, 2017

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

Mock Interviews Prepare Green Dot Students for Future Careers

June 29, 2017

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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Hands Around Jordan

Vladovic Honors Ánimo College Preparatory Academy For Community Connection

June 28, 2017

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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LA Stands for All

Kevin de Leon Meets with Charter Parents to Talk Immigration Policy

June 22, 2017

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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Vision to Learn

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

June 21, 2017

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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Bluff City

Building a Great School Together in Hickory Hill

June 20, 2017

“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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