An Excellent Education for All Students

Charity Name: 
Teach For America Hawai‘i
CFC Number: 
44084
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Charity Type: 
Transcript: 
[On screen: A high school classroom] One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education. This is the mission of Teach For America. [On screen: “What is Teach For America?”] [On screen: "Lord Ryan Lizardo, 2014 Hawai‘i Corps, James Campbell High School, Alma Mater: James Campbell High School"] …equitable education for all students. [On screen: “Ritchie Mudd, Member, Teach For America-Hawai‘i Regional Advisory Board, Founder and Former CEO, RSI Roofing and Building”] I see Teach For America as just a bunch of great committed people. [On screen: "Sarah Kern, 2013 Hawai‘i Corps, Wai‘anae High School, Alma Mater: Kaiser High School"] …to have every child in the whole country, have access to an excellent education [On screen: “Jeff Arce, Member, Teach For America-Hawai‘i Regional Advisory Board, Partner, The MacNaughton Group”] Teach For America to me means hope. It means dedication. It means living life with a purpose. [On screen: “Paul Kosasa, Member, Teach For America-Hawai‘i Regional Advisory Board, President and CEO, ABC Stores”] …an investment for our children’s future [On screen: “Taylor Hamilton, 2013 Hawai‘i Corps, James Campbell High School, Alma Mater: Punahou School”] Teach For America to me means family. [On screen: “Jill Baldemor, Executive Director, Teach For America-Hawai‘i”] At its core, Teach For America is people. It’s a community of diverse and passionate people working in partnership with our communities to expand opportunities for all kids.