Understanding students we serve

This ‪#‎MotivationMonday‬, watch young poet, educator and activist Malcom London perform his stirring poem about life on the front lines of high school in “High School Training Ground.” His words echo experiences familiar to many of the students we serve.

DMD student

For a related read, check out Paul Gorski’s article, “The Myth of the Culture of Poverty” which asks us to consider how our own biases impact expectations and interactions with our tutees. Though you may not know it, your belief in the students you tutor is important. Your awareness and attention to their stories makes a difference.

“Waiting for Superman” Film Screening and Panel


This ‪#‎WisdomWednesday‬, we invite you to join EducationCorps and Tritons Teach For America at our screening of Waiting for Superman on Monday, April 13 at 6pm in PC Theater.

If you care about education, help us generate new ideas to address the challenges students experience in public education in America.

More ‪#‎UCSDCares‬ events are happening all next week. Click here for more details!