A catalyst for equity, access and choice



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    Summer Bridge 2014

    We are bridging the gap and helping 8th graders transition into high school through peer mentoring, adult support, and experiential education.

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    Student Voices

    Through our programs we aim to empower our youth to be their own advocates. Student voices are an integral part in positively shaping the school climate.

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    It's all About Diversity in our Leadership

    We are pleased to announce five new members have joined our board of directors. The diversity in the Center's leadership will offer unique perspectives in achieving our work.

Powerful Schools

Powerful public schools provide every student with a personalized learning experience that is relevant, rigorous in its academics, and effective in preparing each young person for college, career and life.

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Customized Services

We personalize our approach for each school to develop a customized menu of services including technical assistance, instructional coaching and professional development so that educators can design a learning ecosystem that engages students in authentic, rigorous and relevant learning connected to their interests.

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Evidence of Impact

We work closely with partner schools to customize professional development, instructional coaching, and technical assistance for school leaders and educators that engages students in authentic, rigorous and relevant learning grounded in their interests and experiences.

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News and Updates

  • B&T Summer Bridge takes over Cal State LA

    B&T Summer Bridge takes over Cal State LA

    On the Miguel Contreras School of Business and Tourism’s (B&T) second Summer Bridge Field Trip, 50 incoming 9th graders, 10 juniors and seniors and four teachers boarded a yellow school bus Read more »
  • Preparing Our Incoming Freshmen

    Preparing Our Incoming Freshmen

    Miguel Contreras School of Business and Tourism (B&T) hosts’ incoming freshmen at Summer Bridge 2014 Shortly after 8th grade promotion, a group of eager students began the Center’s Summer Read more »
  • Turning up the STEAM

    Turning up the STEAM

    IMPACT Educators turn up the STEAM at Inner City Arts Mentor and apprentice teachers from the UCLA IMPACT Urban Teacher Residency program were treated to a workshop at Inner City Arts, one of Read more »

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