If you support the Fulfillment Fund's work to create college opportunities for students in Los Angeles, #GivingTuesday is a great opportunity to tell the world.
With Latinos and African Americans making up less than five percent of the science and technology workforce in the U.S. today, several Fulfillment Fund programs are exposing students to studies and future careers in high-demand STEM fields.
Now in its 18th year, the Fulfillment Fund's annual event is one of the city's longest-running and most comprehensive college preparation conferences of its kind.
First-generation college students need more than academic preparation and financial aid to be ready for college--they need support.
More than 800 guests support the Fulfillment Fund's mission as Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh accepts the first Tom Sherak STARS Award.
One student's attempt to beat the odds shines a light on the struggles many first-generation aspiring college students face in the pursuit of a degree.
Stepping off the bus, 17-year-old Katherine set foot on her first college campus. At this moment, she realized college was something she wanted for herself.
The Fulfillment Fund’s multifaceted support ensures that first-generation students stay on the course to college in the summer days after their high school graduation.
“A lot of people look at our educational system and say, ‘It’s too big, it’s too broken — why invest?’” says Fulfillment Fund CEO Kenny Rogers, in the Sept. 2014 edition of Tribe Magazine. “But we can make a difference, one student at a time.”
As students across Los Angeles settle into a new school year, it's a time to reflect on our work to ensure that students throughout L.A. have the opportunity to go to college.