College is a Matter of ‘When,’ Not ‘If’ at Green Dot

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Though more students in the United States are attending college after high school than ever before, as many as one in three first-year students don’t return after their freshman year. At Green Dot, we’re helping students build a vision for their life that includes completing college before they even step foot on campus their freshman year.

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How Ánimo Mae Jemison is Strengthening Parent Relationships

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Ánimo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School works closely with parents to bridge the gap between students’ home and school lives. In addition to the traditional back-to-school nights and School Advisory Council (SAC) meetings, Green Dot partners with United Parents and Students (UPAS) to offer a series of Parent Academy workshops.

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How Two Green Dot Students Wound Up on the Hamilton Stage

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Last fall, over 50 students and a dozen chaperones from Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School, Ánimo Venice Charter High School, and Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School, traveled to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood to attend a special performance of the smash-hit musical Hamilton.

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A Field Trip to Empower Young Women of Color

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This past fall, 100 young women of color from six Green Dot high schools took a trip to the University of Southern California for a day of building awareness, and discussing equity, inclusion, and empowerment.

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