"Students stay in school, are more engaged and perform better academically when they feel connected to at least one adult at school. That is our role and our goal, to ensure that students have the relationships and resources to help them thrive in and out of school."
“The Impact.” City Year, 27 Apr. 2020, www.cityyear.org/impact/.
"Our mission is to contribute to the well-being of Bolivian Chaco communities by supporting women through education and professional development."
Pomilia, Mateo, and Jacqueline Brysacz. “Welcome to the Chaco Fund: Non-Profit Providing Scholarships in Bolivia.” The Chaco Fund, 29 Feb. 2020, chacofund.org/.
Corazones Para Peru:
" a non-profit organization with the goal of sustainably improving living conditions for the indigenous population of the Peruvian Andes, especially children. Despite recent improvements in the Peruvian economy, most of Peru’s indigenous Andean population continues to live in poverty and to struggle with a lack of access to food, education, medical care, and clean water. In response to these various challenges, Corazones para Peru has diverse projects including the Munaychay Children’s Village, a network of schools, a micro-credit program, two health clinics, several social businesses, a center for people with disabilities, an early childhood care center, and an agricultural center."
“Corazones Para Peru.” Shoulder to Shoulder, shouldertoshoulder.com/corazones-para-peru/.
Crayons to Classrooms- Currently Unavailable
“Home Page.” Crayons to Classrooms, 6 Aug. 2013, dc2c.org/.
"Grameen Foundation empowers the poor, especially women, to create a world without poverty and hunger."
“Grameen Foundation.” Foundation, grameenfoundation.org/about-us/why-grameen.
Kids in Need Foundation
"The Kids In Need Foundation works to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed in the classroom by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need.".
“About.” Kids in Need Foundation, 22 May 2020, www.kinf.org/about/.
"Project Backpack has been serving at-risk children in Metropolitan St. Louis since 1999. We provide area police departments, social service agencies, domestic violence shelters and Department of Family Services workers with backpacks filled with necessities and comfort items. These filled backpacks are delivered to children on-the-scene and at the moment they are needed. The backpacks make a huge difference for children who are removed from their homes, usually with nothing but the clothes on their backs, in cases of domestic violence, abuse, neglect, homelessness, natural disaster, and other similar situations."
Project Backpack, www.backpackstl.org/.
School on Wheels
"School on Wheels volunteers provide free tutoring & mentoring to children from kindergarten through twelfth grade living in shelters, motels, vehicles, group foster homes, and on the streets in Southern California."
“Home.” School on Wheels, 9 July 2020, schoolonwheels.org/.
STAND for Children
"Stand is focused on ensuring all students receive a high quality, relevant education, especially those whose boundless potential is overlooked and under-tapped because of their skin color, zip code, first language, or disability. Join us in standing up for families in your community."
“We're Turning 20 Years Old!” Stand for Children, stand.org/.
The Education Trust
"The Education Trust is a national nonprofit that works to close opportunity gaps that disproportionately affect students of color and students from low-income families. Through our research and advocacy, Ed Trust supports efforts that expand excellence and equity in education from preschool through college, increase college access and completion particularly for historically underserved students, engage diverse communities dedicated to education equity, and increase political and public will to act on equity issues."
Trust, Ed. “Who We Are.” The Education Trust, 3 Jan. 2019, edtrust.org/who-we-are/.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
"The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) is an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high-achieving students. NSCS provides career and graduate school connections, leadership and service opportunities, and gives out more than $1 million annually in scholarships, awards, and chapter funds."
Gordon, Jullien, and Lauren Tan. “About NSCS: Its Mission and Members.” NSCS, 6 July 2020, nscs.org/about-nscs/.
The New Teacher Project
"TNTP’s mission is to end the injustice of educational inequality by providing excellent teachers to the students who need them most and by advancing policies and practices that ensure effective teaching in every classroom."
“About Us.” TNTP, tntp.org/about-tntp.