Social Justice Can’t Start Too Soon

The concept of teaching social justice in schools has gained traction in the past few years, particularly in high school-aged classrooms, as we encourage our students to register to vote and let their voices be heard. However, as Ms. Gowin shows us, it is never too early to teach your children about social justice. Gowin, […]

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Uplift Education Shares the Best Gifts to Give and Get For Scholars

As we get closer and closer to the holiday season, we wanted to provide you with a little help with your shopping! We’ve compiled a list of the best gifts that not only help scholar development, but also help keep them entertained. You can make an even bigger impact while you complete your Holiday wish […]

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Giving Thanks to the Melville Family Foundation

As we get closer to Thanksgiving, we wanted to give thanks to one of our partners, the Melville Family Foundation. Randolph (Randy) and Rev. Dr. Lael C. Melville are the founders of the Melville Family Foundation. They both hold BA degrees from Princeton University, where they met during college and developed their passion for education. […]

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What Uplift Parents Are Thankful For

Over the past few months, we have all dealt with a great deal of adversity. Uplift set its sights on not only a safe return to on-campus and hybrid learning, but also a meaningful and productive one. We pride ourselves in transparency and that is not only evident via our updated daily live COVID-19 dashboard, […]

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Uplift Education Public Schools Open for In-Person Learning

Uplift Education public schools will open September 21, 2020 for in-person learning with new precautions in place to keep kids safe. Given the positive health news and the robust measures we have taken for safe in-person learning, we will begin welcoming back our students to school in a phased approach for those families who selected […]

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Uplift Education: Symptom-Free COVID-19 Testing Sites

To promote the safety of our entire Uplift in-person community, we are highly encouraging our families, scholars and staff to get their annual flu shot and consider getting tested for COVID-19 prior to their first day of in-person or hybrid learning. This is particularly important if your child is in the Middle School or High School, or is participating in sports or […]

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Despite COVID-19

Hispanic Heritage Month began more than 30 years ago, when President Ronald Reagan expanded the nation’s Hispanic Heritage Week. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year from September 15 through October 15. This year is no different. Despite COVID-19 throwing a wrench in our plans, there are still a variety of different ways to commemorate […]

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My journey thus far by: Paloma Diaz, a proud uplift alumni

In the past three and a half years I have moved to San Francisco, been awarded enough scholarships to fully cover my tuition and fees, obtained seven internships, (three of which have become lasting clients), been a leader in my community, and built a portfolio I am proud of. As I slowly check off my […]

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Uplift Education: 4 Tips to Calm Back-to-School Nerves

Each year as the summer winds down, scholars naturally start to feel the excitement and nervousness of returning to school. With this year kicking off differently than usual, many of us may need additional support and encouragement as we transition back to campus. Here are some ways you can help scholars manage their back-to-school jitters: […]

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