Urgently combating systemic racial and socioeconomic inequality, Steppingstone Scholars creates access to educational and workforce opportunities for talented, underserved students in the City of Philadelphia.
Category: Quality Education
Nonprofit Spotlight: Teach Plus
Teach Plus grows and empowers teacher leaders to create an equitable education system for all.
Nonprofit Spotlight: Techbridge Girls
Techbridge Girls re-engineers the way BIPOC girls* from marginalized communities experience STEM by catalyzing out-of-school time (OST) STEM educators and STEM professionals into equity educators and advocates through training and curricula that promote access, belonging and persistence.
Nonprofit Spotlight: Talking Points
TalkingPoints is an education technology nonprofit with a mission to drive student success by using accessible technology to unlock the potential of family engagement in children’s education.
Nonprofit Spotlight: All Our Kin
All Our Kin (AOK) is a national nonprofit organization that trains, supports, and sustains family child care providers. Our mission to transform the nation’s child care system results in a triple win: child care providers succeed as business owners; working parents find stable, high-quality care for their children; and children gain an educational foundation that lays the groundwork for achievement.
Nonprofit Spotlight: Learn Fresh
Through community, play and rigorous exploration, Learn Fresh leverages students’ passion for sports and entertainment to inspire their STEM and social-emotional learning.
Nonprofit Spotlight: Emergent Works
Emergent Works interrupts the prison cycle by creating pathways into high-paying jobs in technology for formerly incarcerated people.
Nonprofit Spotlight: Kids on Point
Kids on Point is an intense, year-round program that takes place after school, on the weekends, and in the summer. They engage kids from the time they enter the program in elementary school until they graduate high school and beyond.
Nonprofit Spotlight: Ferst Readers
Ferst Readers mission is “strengthening communities by providing quality books and literacy resources for children and their families to use at home during the earliest stages of development.” Their vision is “to create better learners, brighter futures, and stronger communities by giving every child under five access to quality books in their homes.”
Nonprofit Spotlight: UPchieve
UPchieve’s mission is to democratize access to academic support so that all students have an equal opportunity to finish high school, attend college, and achieve upward mobility.