Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month: Our Stories Part One

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month: Our Stories Part One Posted by Chiara Wegener   As Latinx Heritage Month comes to a close, we’d like to share some reflections from Nellie Mae’s staff and board members on what their heritage means to them. Read these personal and important stories below.     DELIA ARELLANO-WEDDLETON, DIRECTOR OF ENGAGEMENT…

NCRP Honors Nellie Mae Education Foundation with Its “Changing Course” Award for Incorporating Feedback

Posted by NCRP Impact Awards   NCRP HONORS NELLIE MAE EDUCATION FOUNDATION WITH ITS “CHANGING COURSE” AWARD FOR INCORPORATING FEEDBACK Massachusetts-based foundation celebrated for authentically folding in stakeholder feedback and realigning their grantmaking strategies in support racial equity in education.   WASHINGTON DC – Even before organized protests in 2020 reshaped the national debate around racial…

Movement Building

Movement Building, Power, Black Futures, Public Education, and Collective Liberation: A Conversation with Alicia Garza By Julita Bailey-Vasco   Join Nellie Mae for the next event in our #EdEquityTalks series! We are excited to host Alicia Garza, principal at Black Futures Lab and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network. Public education, political education,…

Announcing New Grant Commitments

Announcing New Grant Commitments Photo by Alexander Suhorucov from Pexels Today, on the heels of the start of the first in-person school year for many in over 18 months, we are thrilled to announce grant commitments to organizations that continue the work of advancing racial equity in our public education system. We are pleased to announce new grant…