Join Us! All Aboard Oakland: Laying the Tracks for College

When: Wednesday, August 12th, 8:30am-12:30pm (8:00am registration) Timeline: 8:30am – 10:00am Breakfast for Scholarship Recipients 10:00am – 12:30pm Laying the Tracks to College Workshops (for students & mandatory for scholarship receipients) Who: Community members, scholarship donors, and students are welcome to join! Scholarship recipients from the Marcus Foster Education Institute…

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2015 SCHOLARSHIPS

The Marcus Foster Education Institute is proud to announce the release of our 42nd annual scholarship opportunity for high school seniors from Oakland and other Bay Area school districts. Since 1973 the organization has given thousands of scholarships to Oakland’s graduating seniors to attend colleges and universities across the country. Last year, with the generous support of Oakland’s business…

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Doubling Down on the Success of African American Young Men’s in the Bay Area: Funders award over $2 million to support college access and completion!

Occasioned by the recent high profile killings of several African American boys and men by the police, the phrases BLACK LIVES MATTER!, I CAN’T BREATHE! and HANDS UP, DON’T SHOOT! are the battle cries of a new generation of civil rights activists combatting the school-to-prison pipeline and its attendant structural…

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