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ACE Matters

Ambassadors for Community and Education (ACE) Matters is a new group of young professionals dedicated to supporting both Community Matters and Education Matters. ACE strives to build into future leaders by offering networking opportunities, supporting career development, and offering
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Many Happy Birthdays

When an immigrant enters the United States and does not know their birth date, they are often assigned the birth date of January 1st. Last weekend, our English Connection program celebrated all the January 1st birthdays with our partners at RefugeeConnect and the Junior League of Cinc
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Support Education Matters in Brackets for Good

What is Brackets for Good? Brackets for Good is “March Madness for nonprofits.” Points are scored for each dollar donated to an organization, and nonprofits advance into the next round by gathering more donations than their opponent. When does it begin? Round one begins Fe
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You’re invited to a birthday party!

 We would like to invite all of our community members to a collective birthday party on Saturday, January 21st, from 12-3pm! Many newly-relocated individuals are unsure of their birthdays when they arrive here, and are assigned a birthday of January 1st. We are celebrating our student
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Gala is coming!

We are quickly approaching An Evening in Lower Price Hill our second annual Winter Gala!  On Saturday, December 3rd, join us for an evening of elegant picnic foods, an open bar, espresso beverages, and a S’mores Bar by Grateful Grahams!  Tickets are available now, including $25
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Volunteers needed!

Volunteers are essential to the work that we do here at Education Matters, and we are always looking to get more members of our community involved! Currently, we are in need of volunteer tutors in all three of our programs. We have opportunities to teach English to individuals from al
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Help Needed!

Help needed! We are looking for volunteers to help tutor in our English program. We have amazing students and a great curriculum, but we need more volunteers. Anyone can jump right into teaching and help folks learn English skills. Our busiest hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-1pm.
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Robert

When Robert graduated from West High, he had no intentions of continuing his education; instead, he was ready to enter the work force. For a while, that’s exactly what he did. Robert had a series of different jobs over the course of his years out of school, working at places as divers
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Why Do We Need a College Bridge?

By Amanda Kay Oaks, Education Counselor, College Bridge Program When people ask what I do, I struggle to answer them in a way that doesn’t take, say, an entire blog post. Yes, it’s easy to say that I help nontraditional college students gain access to and success in college, but
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