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Veronica Palmer is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of RISE Colorado, a family empowerment non-profit founded in 2012. RISE Colorado’s mission is to educate, engage, and empower low-income families and families of color to RISE as change agents for educational equity in our public school system.
December 11, 2014
A New Mexico alum sets out to give Navajo students the option she never had.
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Milagros Barsallo is the co-founder and co-CEO at RISE Colorado. She serves as a community organizer working with low-income Latino families to help them navigate the school system.
May 15, 2015
Ten Teach For America alumni have been recognized as finalists for Echoing Green’s Fellowship Programs. They will aim to continue the tradition set by TFA founder Wendy Kopp, a 1991 Global Fellow.
To honor her family and her people, Kayla Begay (New Mexico ’12) is building a school in the Navajo Nation where students won’t have to choose—as she did—between their education and their culture.