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Raising high school graduation rates, research shows, is one of the best investments a state can make in K-12 education. So how many governors are taking it seriously?
In a country where only 6 percent of the science, math, and technology workforce is African American—and even fewer are African American women—Harris has a bachelor’s in civil engineering and a job with a women-owned engineering firm in St. Louis.

America’s Promise is excited to announce that Solutions for Progress has joined America’s Promise Alliance as a national partner.

The following grants and funding opportunities are currently accepting applicants. These grants are not offered through America's Promise Alliance, but they each relate to our Five Promises. If you have questions about these opportunities, please follow the links provided in each item.

Opinion Insights from thought leaders

Zaynah Burch

Zaynah Burch

Senior Lincoln High School
What are the biggest barriers to wellness young people face? The findings of a new five-city Center for Promise study of young people—by young people—might surprise you. Here’s one Philadelphia youth researcher’s perspective.
J. Gabriel Ware Profile

J. Gabriel Ware

Graduate Student Western Michigan University

In honor of Black History Month, a former teaching assistant reflects on the role that courses and films on African American history played in shaping his outlook on education.

Stephanie Watkins-Cruz
Youth Board Member America’s Promise Alliance
If you work hard and remain focused, you can prosper. That was the dream with which I was raised, the American Dream. And in many ways, this dream mirrored my reality.

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