Citizens Business Bank commits volunteers and funding to the Mentorship Program

January 31, 2023

Citizens Business Bank reaffirmed its commitment to the Green Dot Public Schools Mentorship Program with a $15,000 donation to sustain and expand the program, in its second year. The financial institution also has four employees as mentors to 11th and 10th graders in Ánimo City of Champions High School in Los Angeles, including Jess Tirado,…


5th Annual Legacy Conference Calls for Proposals on Anti-Blackness

January 5, 2023

Green Dot Public Schools California is searching for presentation and workshop proposals for its 5th annual Legacy Conference.


Congresswomen Brings Insight on Civic Engagement to Ánimo Pat Brown Students

December 12, 2022

At Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School, social studies teacher Joel Snyder puts civic engagement at the core of his AP Government course, which he has used to enable students to engage in political discourse and kickstart change in their communities.


Locke Jumpstarts Student Trajectories at Annual Career Day and Fair

December 1, 2022

A pilot, a doctor, and a secret serviceman were all in the same building. This isn’t a setup for a punchline. This is just a few of the many professions students at Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy learned about during the school’s annual Career Day and Fair, which took place on November 4, 2022.


Ánimo Leadership Principal Fosters Community, Growth, and a Toolkit for Success

November 29, 2022

In the heart of Lennox, a small community near Inglewood, California, is a three-story building with a small courtyard spanning just one block. This is Ánimo Leadership Charter High School, a modest school that has built a tight-knit community where students feel equipped to tackle life after high school.


School Psychologists Lower Barriers to Learning for Student Success

November 15, 2022

According to the National Association of School Psychologists, on average, four out of five students are not getting the mental health support they need. At Green Dot Public Schools California, we invested in a team of school psychologists who are making safe spaces for our students to receive crisis management, social-emotional counseling sessions, special education counseling, and more during school hours.


Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Opens Campus for Community-Wide Día De Los Muertos Celebration

November 1, 2022

Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School (AEO) hosted its seventh annual Día De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) community event that highlighted over 300 student altar presentations. Community members also had an opportunity to tour the school, visit candy stations, enjoy community resources, and a live DJ.


Green Dot Student Selected for Global Citizen Initiative Fellowship

October 25, 2022

Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School student Sofia Garcia has been selected to participate in the Global Citizens Initiative (GCI) fellowship. The fellowship is a 10-month program designed to address global issues at local and community-wide levels. The program brings fellows from around the world to the Global Citizen Initiative’s nine-day summit at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.


Children’s Institute Supports the Whole Child at Three Green Dot Schools

October 17, 2022

Green Dot Public Schools California has partnered with Children’s Institute Community Schools to support three of our campuses with services for students, families, and our community as part of its commitment of fully supporting the whole child.


Preparing the Next Generation of Changemakers

October 10, 2022

This past summer, Green Dot Public Schools California launched their newest literacy accelerated learning program, Changemaker Academy. This program is a free week-long immersive experience for 7th-grade students to immerse themselves in a project-based learning environment.


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