Archive for February, 2016
College Access Leaders Gather for Phone Bank at Univision
The San Antonio financial aid community is firmly underway in their engagement with students and parents alike in a greater attempt to communicate all the options available for funding higher education. The acronym on everyone’s mind is F-A-F-S-A, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the must-do application for all students seeking support for their higher education expenses.
Save the Date
Join Mayor Ivy R. Taylor along with key city and local leaders to reveal the My Brother’s Keeper San Antonio (MBKSA) Strategic Action Plan. An answer to President Obama’s nationwide challenge to improve the lives of all young people – especially boys and men of color – the plan provides direction to local leaders on making systemic changes and interventions to bring meaningful and lasting opportunities.
The San Antonio collaborative that provides over 20,000 families the ReadyRosie early childhood education parent engagement tool was given a great compliment from Houston, Texas. The best practices in San Antonio were described by ReadyRosie as leading the way on how to engage parents and scale the initiative by adding more partners.
P16Plus board member Harvey E. Najim has donated $1 million to the Alamo Colleges Foundation to establish the Harvey Najim Pathways Scholarship for students from local school districts where the majority of students face challenges in pursuing a college education.