The Andre Agassi Foundation transforms education in two ways. It supports the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, which strives to provide underserved youth in Las Vegas a first class K-12 education to prepare for excellence in college and beyond. The Foundation also advocates for increased investment and accountability in public schools.
Harmony Project is an award-winning research-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that targets at-risk youth in underserved areas of Los Angeles. It promotes positive youth development through year-round music lessons and ensemble participation.
The REAL Change – Artists for Education TV Special will air nationally on April 23, featuring international music superstars including Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, Lady Antebellum, Jason Mraz, Quincy Jones and Glee star, Matthew Morrison.
Pencils of Promise creates schools, programs, and global communities around the common goal of education for all. The organization focuses on building strong structures and sustainable education programs.
My Country Is Tibet The 17-year-old exiled King of Tibet tells his rare, personal and timely story. Namgyal Wangchuk Trichen Lhagyari is the only living descendent of Songtsen Gampo, the first Dharma King of Tibet (617-698 AD). Namgyal Wangchuk represents his long lineage after being coronated a Tibetan King by His Holiness the 14th Dalai [...]
by Claire Wasserman 750 students- all ages, all backgrounds- in one room, bent over chess boards, silently pouring over their games. These are New York public school students, these are Chess-in-the-Schools students. Since 1986, Chess-in-the-Schools, an educational nonprofit, has taught chess to over half a million public school students, using the game as a tool [...]
A Film on Gender Equality by Claire Wasserman A woman cuts the clothes off of her body, another woman cuts her hair. So goes the films of Women’s Voices Now. A film educational nonprofit, Women’s Voices Now (WVN) aims to empower women and give voice to the struggle for civil, economic, and political rights. WVN [...]