The representation of the negative Other in turn sus- tains the myth of the White middle-class American culture as the positive Self. On the one hand, it insists that members of minority groups need to cast off their cultural identities and to obey and follow the rules of the dominant group. However, on the other hand, it insists on the exotic otherness of minority group members. A close examin- ation of the movie text is part of a political project that treats popular culture as resources for public pedagogy.
That means that Merkel wears many, many hats—often at the same time. The vendors Merkel coordinates buy copies of Street Roots for a quarter apiece, and then sell them for a dollar. They get to keep the profits they earn, which helps put them on the path to self-sufficiency.
They are on their feet eight to 10 hours a day, seven days a week. Merkel joined Street Roots as an AmeriCorps volunteer five years ago and never left.
This prize is generously sponsored by Morel Ink. She attends conferences and webinars, seeks out mentorship, and creates long-term connections in the Portland educational landscape. Neither of her parents attended college, and she grew up in a small Illinois town without a lot of money.
Though a high-achieving student, she never considered looking for a college that challenged her or matched her interests.
Whichever one had the lowest sticker price—that was all I was I was thinking about. First-generation and low-income college students face additional challenges, both when applying and attending.
At College Possible, Block, 27, trains and supervises seven AmeriCorps volunteers who are currently coaching high school students in the Portland area. These students increased their ACT scores by 26 percent last year—far exceeding their goal of 5 percent, and greatly increasing their chances of getting into more selective schools.
While Block values her college experience, she would have liked to have had the kind of support College Possible provides. It also helps participants navigate the costs of attending college, keeping debt manageable.
College Possible gets results. Nationwide, 98 percent of its students are admitted to college — and are two times more likely to graduate than students not in the program. College Possible is guiding 1, low-income students in the Portland area through the college application process and supporting them throughout their higher education.
As a program coordinator for the organization, Casey Block leads the team currently coaching low-income students at six Portland-area high schools. This prize is generously sponsored by Grady Britton. Her remarkable emotional intelligence allows her to intervene in crises with the right degree of warmth and firmness to get girls back on track.
But she was hired, and after being trained to mentor elementary school girls, Aguilar realized she was indeed meant to serve as a role model for young Latinas.
Now, one community college degree, three promotions and six years later, Aguilar serves as the Chicas Youth Development program coordinator.
Adelante Mujeres served Latina students during the school year. All 19 of the seniors from last year are currently enrolled in college.Ethiopian-American Engineer Fesseha Atlaw, founder of the first Ethiopic software company, Dashen Engineering, and an early pioneer of digitized Ethiopian script.
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