June 3, 2024

Embracing Diversity in STEM Fields

By Iliana Gallego The science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) sectors are experiencing a boom in job opportunities and high wages. Projections indicate a robust growth in STEM job opportunities, accompanied by consistently higher pay scales. Despite this, Black and […]
April 19, 2024

Q&A: The Power of Financial Aid Awareness 

How Anayeli García Silva Turned Her Challenges into a Mission to Help Others Navigate Educational Opportunities  In 2007, Anayeli García Silva graduated with honors from Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento. She had moved to the United States at the […]
April 15, 2024

The Power and Promise of Raising Bilingual Children

Are you hesitant about introducing more than one language to your child? Are you worried that learning a second language might impede progress in the primary one? In our increasingly globalized world, proficiency in multiple languages holds even greater significance. […]
April 4, 2024

Lost Potential: The Hidden Cost of Barriers to Early Childhood Education

By Isaac Cox and Iliana Gallego  Children hold a natural drive to learn from the moment they’re born. Yet, access to quality Early Childhood Education that supports this potential is riddled with obstacles, leaving too many children behind before their […]
April 3, 2024

Celebrate National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month

April marks the National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month, a time dedicated to recognizing the rich linguistic diversity that bilingual and multilingual individuals bring to our communities, schools, and workplaces. This month, we celebrate the achievements, resilience, and cultural contributions of […]
March 15, 2024

High School Completion Isn’t Always Enough for 4-Year College Admission

In the past year, more than half of California’s graduating high school seniors fell short of meeting the college prep requirements known as A-G. This meant that despite successfully completing high school, many students found themselves ineligible for admission to […]