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Why We're Working To Change The Odds

  I used to live in Pennsylvania and when I told people I grew up in South Florida, the following conversation was inevitable:   Person: Oh! Miami! Me: No, I’m from West Palm Beach. Person: Palm Beach? Are your parents rich? Do they live next to Celine Dion? Me: No. No. West Palm

The Academy

“You learn something new every day!” Think about how often you’ve heard this phrase. It was probably uttered the last time you showed someone how to use the new coffee machine at work or when you divulged that contrary to popular belief, bats aren’t actually blind. Continual curiosity and

How To Make An American Quilt

  It starts with a thin strand of thread, a bolt of fabric and a tiny needle, no bigger than an inch. With these three simple things, changing the odds is possible. Making a blanket to keep a child warm, creating a flag to inspire a fledgling nation or in mentor Lorraine Petrozza’s case –

Tax Man (And Women) - A Look At Prosperity Center's VITA Program

  With over 73,000 pages and thousands of annual revisions, the US tax code is one of the most complicated in the world. With so many intricacies and nuances, filing tax returns can be a bit of an intimidating venture. As April 15 looms closer and closer, tax preparatory services heighten

After The Darkest Hour Comes Dawn

The death of a loved one is a traumatic experience and grief manifests in a myriad of ways. Some people revert into themselves, withdrawing from the world at large; some people express their grief by further exploring their spirituality and some lash out at the world. Thirteen-year-old Deena

Billion Dollar Bet

How could a philanthropist make the biggest improvement on social mobility with a gift of 1 billion? Invest in a two stage approach of Bridges Neighborhood Centers and community-based Rapid Results Teams in 25-40 major metropolitan areas. In order to move up the socioeconomic ladder, two

It Takes A Village

A peek into the average high schooler’s schedule is a peek into the eye of chaos. In addition to being enrolled in seven different courses each with their own assignments, exams and special projects, students also participate in after-school organizations or athletics; they volunteer or take

Limitless: Markos' Story

Every spring, scores of high school seniors come down with Senioritis – the fabled illness in which a senior can sense that graduation is just around the corner and therefore, start slacking on their academic progress. However, this isn’t always the case and sometimes, apathy and detachment

Close Your Eyes. Clear Your Heart. Let Go.

When Alejandra closed her eyes, it was like a horror movie stuck on repeat. She is eight-years-old. She is in her native Mexico. Gun shots ring out and her beloved father dies. Over twenty years later, she is still haunted by these events and this pain is manifesting in a myriad of ways

The Light That Guides You Home

Bravery comes in many forms. It can arise in the face of illness or on the battlefield.  Bravery can flicker in the darkness, illuminating the night or it can glint boldly in the sunlight. In Monica's case, bravery comes in the form of an indomitable spirit and the will to persevere against