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Teachers Inspire. Sheila Garcia 1
In Oakland, Catholic school teacher Sheila Garcia prepares scholars for a life of achievement and service
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Kim Davis August 12, 2019
In Northwest Arkansas, RootED NWA is helping diverse communities understand and access the school options available for their kids
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Morgan Snyder August 8, 2019
Native American tribes are seeking a greater voice as stewards of a river that’s been home for millennia
Delta After School. Shifting Rhythms Pop up
Angela Shirey August 6, 2019
Through training in technology, arts and entrepreneurship, Shifting Rhythms helps youth develop new skills and self-expression.
Teachers Inspire. Kathryn Stanley. Atlanta 2
In Atlanta, Kathryn Stanley helps students connect with their culture and history – to build a better future.
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