Portrait of a KIPPster is a photoblog of glimpses into the stories and moments that give us pause and purpose.
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The KIPP Through College (KTC) team recently hosted their first-ever Black Male Success Summit in Los Angeles. The summit brought 15 KIPP LA alumni together with Black male mentors and KTC counselors for a day of community, brotherhood, learning, and reflection. Read on for more details.
For 15 years, KIPP has been proving the possible by preparing students in the educationally under-resourced communities of greater Los Angeles for success in school, college, and life.
In KIPP’s national 2016 alumni survey, KIPP alumni reported limited access to career-relevant internships. Students who cannot afford to accept an unpaid summer internship miss out on opportunities to grow their network and gain professional development. So this summer, KIPP LA’s KIPP Through College (KTC) team found an innovative way to address this issue through the KIPP LA Internship Program.
From kindergarten to college, our KIPPster recently celebrated their 2018 graduations. We can't wait to see what the future holds for these talented students.
On May 1st, many of our KIPP LA alumni prepared for the next chapter of their lives by committing to the colleges of their choice on National College Decision Day. Read on for details of their acceptances.
KIPP LA’s KIPP Through College (KTC) program recently hosted Career Connections, a networking event for college-aged KIPPsters to engage with business professionals in Los Angeles from a variety of fields. Read on for highlights of the event.
On June 26th, 26 KIPP LA alumni departed Los Angeles for the UC Irvine campus to participate in the fifth annual Students Who Achieve and Graduate (SWAG) retreat hosted by the KIPP Through College (KTC) program. The two-day retreat prepared students for their first year of college and beyond through workshops on social, emotional, and financial college resources, alumni leader panels, team bonding exercises, and an identity conversation. Read on for additional details and highlights of the event.
KIPP LA’s KIPP Through College program hosts events throughout the year for KIPP LA students and alumni preparing for high school, college, and life.