Superintendent Talisa L. Dixon recounts what one of her students told her: “I didn’t know I could take AP courses.” Because his school’s AP courses were majority-white and he didn’t see students who looked like him, he didn’t think he was eligible.
The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a rule change that would change the threshold for becoming what the government defines as “public charge" and make it more difficult for immigrants using certain public services to obtain citizenship or change visa status.
IEL is asking our networks, partners, advocates, and those new to IEL’s work to #RiseUpforEquity on the global day of giving, #GivingTuesday, November 27th.
In October we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month to highlight that people with disabilities CAN and WANT to work. This year’s theme is "America’s Workforce: Empowering All."
IEL's newest grant to support its Right Turn Career-Focused Transition Initiative just started working in five communities, with a particular focus on apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships for youth involved in the juvenile or criminal justice systems.