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KQED American Graduate Education Town Hall

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Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) Oakland,CA Get Tickets     KQED, 100 Black Men of the BayAreaCommunitySchool, OaklandUnifiedSchool Districtand OUSD Office of African American Male Achievement invite you to join us on Thursday, September … Continue reading »


The Education Report: Oakland’s new youth theater company opens its season Dec. 6

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November 28, 2012 By Katy Murphy Gritty City Rep opened in January, and its executive artistic director, Lindsay Krumbein, says it’s the first stand-alone youth theater company in Oakland. The group rehearses six hours a week in downtown Oakland. Its … Continue reading »


Video: The Oakland Youth Friendly Business Awards

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On September 13, 2012 The Oakland Youth Friendly Business Awards(OYFBA) recognized and honored businesses that have gotten involved in helping our young people find jobs and internships in Oakland. KQED, Oakland’s America’s Promise Alliance, Inner City Advisors, the Jonas Family … Continue reading »


Video: Attend And Acheive Back To School Rally

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On the steps of Oakland City Hall on August 18 for the Attend and Achieve Back-to-School Rally 2012 — in partnership with the Oakland Natives Give Back, the Oakland Unified School District and the City of Oakland’s Office of the … Continue reading »


More High School Students Passing Exit Exam

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San Francisco Chronicle August 23, 2012 Written by: Jill Tucker The vast majority of the class of 2012 – 95 percent of the state’s 450,000 seniors – passed the California High School Exit Exam by graduation day, an all-time-high pass … Continue reading »


Behind "An American Graduate" Album

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BAVC Blog August 14, 2012 Written by: Chris Runde Since March of this year, musicians and filmmakers in BAVC’s Next Gen youth programs have been contributing to a nationwide project focusing on the high school dropout crisis in the United … Continue reading »


Video: Attend & Achieve Back-to-School Rally 2012

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Video: Attend and Achieve Back-to-School Rally 2012 Part 1

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Video: American Graduate Teacher Town Hall Interviews

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KQED takes a deeper look into the Teacher Town Hall event held at Laney College on March 13, 2012. Watch this video and learn more about the impact that teachers have on their students success. YouTube Produced by Joanne Elgart … Continue reading »


Radio Broadcast: Can Girls' Education Change the World?

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There is a growing consensus among economists and world leaders that girls’ education is the single most effective tool for fighting poverty in developing countries. While not a panacea, education yields enormous benefits for girls, their families, and society, including … Continue reading »