Foster youth face multiple obstacles that make it hard to succeed in high school. According to the National Foster Youth Institute, only about half of the nation’s youth raised in foster care end up finishing high school. As such, Learn4Life identified the challenges and solutions for this student population and set up a needs-based support […]
Month: August 2019
Learn4Life alum Rudy Rivera overcomes childhood trauma, earns degree from UCSD on his way to Harvard Law.
Poverty, an abusive father, and gangs put Rudy on a path to prison. The caring teachers and personalized attention at Learn4Life helped him change his story. Click the video above to see how Rudy overcame extensive childhood trauma and is now working toward an education at Harvard Law.
LOS ANGELES (August 14, 2019) – The end of summer means ‘Back to School,’ but what if it was all year long? The original school calendar was established due to urban density, oven-temperature schoolrooms and a lack of air conditioning. But centuries later and with improved learning conditions, that calendar doesn’t work for all. Many […]
Homelessness, abuse, teen pregnancy – all are real obstacles that force many high school students to drop out. At Learn4Life, we help students overcome obstacles to change their stories and graduate.
NAACP Education Chairwoman and Community Organizer for Cal Policy Center Christina Laster met with Learn4Life staff in San Diego to learn about local educational options available in the community. San Diego’s Learn4life Innovation High School students-thriving ✊🏾📚🙌🏾📝The stone that the builders tossed aside has now become the most important stone. pic.twitter.com/vbVhWO4eJY — Christina Laster (@ChristinaLast3r) […]