Achieve Global Impact - One Social Change Leader at a TimeAtlas Corps is founded on the idea that talent exists throughout the world yet opportunity does not. We connected talented global social change professionals to opportunities that include service in the United States and virtual learning programs. We inspire individuals like Huma (Pakistan, Class 30, Host: Halcyon, Current: Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation) who dedicated a year of service in the United States and then return to Pakistan to address local poverty.
Alex’s journey to designing and opening Lee Montessori Public Charter School (PCS)—East End, the first full public Montessori east of the Anacostia River, began during a CityBridge Fellowship.
Alex had seen firsthand how the traditional education system was failing students, especially students of color. His vision was to create a diverse Montessori school that empowered students to learn in the context of freedom.
This story began with a 7 year old boy who wanted to help a local charity here in Elk Grove, CA by selling lemonade. Ethan and his big brother, Dylan, sold Ethan’s Legenade (Legendary Lemonade) at local events and donated half their profit to local charities. What their parents thought to be just a hobby grew bigger each year, as well as their desire to help more kids.
Founded in 1984, Science Olympiad is one of the premier K-12 science competitions in the nation, providing rigorous, standards-based challenges to nearly 250,000 students on 8,000 teams in all 50 states. Science Olympiad hosts 450 tournaments annually on college campuses and holds professional development workshops that showcase innovative science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). A signature program is the Urban and Rural Schools Initiative. The impact is best shown in the words of those affiliated with the program:"I have been in public health for more than 40 years.
No story better expresses our mission to support and enhance the quality of life of veterans, than that of Greg Galeazzi. Following the footsteps of his dad and brothers, Greg joined the Army after 9/11, ready to face anything for his country!
As the most linguistically diverse country in the world, Papua New Guinea (PNG ) is home to communities using more than 800 unique languages in their daily lives. Although the national language of instruction in PNG schools is English, children often take their first steps inside the classroom only understanding the language of their local community. Without a way to bridge this gap between the local language and the language of education, learning turns into a slow, stilted process that discourages these eager young minds.