Challenging Non-profit Archetypes

Challenging 1

Students as leaders

Challening 2

Families as partners

Challening 3

Community as asset

We are proud to take an assets-based approach to empowering our students, families & community. We acknowledge structural inequities and systemic racism are the causes to inequitable education opportunities. We are proud to be an anti-racist non-profit organization.

  • Board of Directors: majority first-generation college graduates and/or Nevada natives
  • Staff: 100 percent people of color
  • Founder: first-generation college graduate, female, minority
  • Funding: grassroots with almost 400 individual donors
  • Program: inclusive with no application to join
  • Operations: grassroots with over 200 volunteers since 2012