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I Joined Teach For America to Follow My Passion and Purpose

New corps members share why they are passionate about changing lives in the classroom.

September 11, 2019

Why I Joined Teach For America

Corps members join Teach For America for many reasons. But one thing they share in common is a belief in the power of education, a passion for working with kids, and a desire to make the world a more equitable place.

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“The one thing that was connecting my two passions was using education to create change.”

Lex
Greater Philadelphia Corps Member 2019

“I feel like TFA definitely wants to develop the entire student and the entire teacher with the mission of social justice as a part of your academic experience.”

Kendra
Baltimore Corps Member 2019

“I feel like I’ve had the most support through Teach For America… Throughout this whole process, I felt like there was someone always in my corner.”

Alexander
Greater Philadelphia Corps Member 2019

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