Why Teach For America?

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Your unique background and skills could make a significant difference in someone's life.

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Every dollar helps ensure we can recruit, train, and support incredible teachers for our incredible kids.

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Help all kids get a great education. Recommend friends and colleagues who could be amazing teachers.

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We Made it Happen

Keep the momentum of our 25th Anniversary Summit alive in our quest for One Day.

Where We Work

Why I Teach For America

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Dr. LaKimbre Brown
Phoenix 1999

It gives me a sense of limitless possibility if we are all working and fighting the fight together.

Hunter Pierson
Hunter Pierson
The Bay Area 2001

America only works if we have equality of opportunity—the only way to have that is if every kids gets a great education.

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Natalia Chabebe
New York 2012

To see that you’re someone they look up to is so heartwarming, and it just makes me feel purposeful.