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Alumni Rising Event: Change Is Possible Alumni Rising Event: Change Is Possible

Watch short highlights and a full a recording of Teach For America's livestream ceremony honoring our 2018 rising alumni!

Alumni Rising: Highlights

Watch a short recap of our Alumni Rising event, celebrating our 2018 corps.

Alumni Rising: Full Recording

Watch the full hour-long archive of the event, including student performances and a conversation between DeRay Mckesson and Cleo Wade.

Honoring you and looking ahead.

The past two years were hard. The moment we’re in is particularly challenging. We know this work can’t be done alone. We’ll celebrate all you’ve accomplished and talk about how to continue to create change in the face of challenge. Because change is possible.

Featuring a conversation between Cleo Wade and DeRay Mckesson.

Cleo Wade

Cleo Wade is a friend, community builder, and author of the best-selling books, Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life, and Where to Begin: A Small Book About Your Power to Create Big Change In Our Crazy World

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DeRay Mckesson

DeRay Mckesson is a 2007 New York alum, educator, acclaimed civil rights activist, podcaster, and author of the critically-acclaimed memoir, On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope. He is the co-founder of Campaign Zero and host of the award-winning weekly podcast, Pod Save The People.

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