A poem Awake founder, Annie Escobar, wrote about how to find the courage to share your voice.
Read the full poem here.
Uncommon Schools' Leadership Development Retreat is a time for Uncommon's school and regional leaders to come together and celebrate the accomplishments over the past year and build alignment with one another.
We created this joyful video as a visual reminder of the important work that occurs across all 44 schools and six regions. Our aim was to inspire and motivate leaders to continue their tough yet transformative work.
Mastery Collaborative is an initiative dedicated to fostering an environment where students progress by demonstrating independent mastery of learning goals, or outcomes.
Listen to these reflections and learn how Mastery Collaborative is shifting the narrative from one of inadequacy to one of empowerment in New York City's public schools.
We had the honor of partnering with KIPP Chicago to create this powerful video highlighting the transformative work they are doing for their students and their communities.
We worked with CIVIC to create a series of videos sharing personal stories of people and their families that are affected by immigration detention.
We edited this video for Uncommon's 10th Anniversary Celebration.
Earlier this year I was a story coach for 12 young leaders from muslim countries around the world. We went on a multi-month journey to explore their experiences, uncover the message they are meant to share with the world, and communicate it in a compelling personal talk.
In April, after braving tears, fear and doubt, they stood on the stage in Tunis and shared their stories. I've never felt more proud than when I saw them all bow together at the end in front of a standing ovation, knowing they had given it their all.
Listen to these stories and I promise you'll see the world in a new way.