Youth Ride Free with PRONTO!

Starting May 1, 2022, all riders 18 & under will be able to ride MTS and North County Transit District (NCTD) services for FREE with a Youth PRONTO app account, or a Youth PRONTO card. The Youth Opportunity Pass is a pilot program, sponsored by the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and County of San Diego, through June 30, 2023.

SDNOMA Virtual Summer Camp

The Southern California Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (SoCal NOMA) is currently recruiting students for our annual Architecture Summer Camp. Students who are interested in creative and technical design will benefit from the knowledge and exposure to professional mentors.

Akira’s Book Club

Let’s support Dr. Grace Carroll’s Akira’s Book Club by subscribing today. There is no cost to join. Here’s a message from Dr. Carroll: Akira’s Book Club and Wordsmith JR need your help. We are trying to get 600 more subscriptions to our Wordsmith J, LLC YouTube Channel. If we are successful we can get additional funding […]

Feb 14, 2021 Education Newsletter

Rise to the Challenge, Answer the Call Placing our children front and center, in the fight for equity and justice! Greetings and welcome! Oh, all the places we can go, if only children are exposed to educators who care. Just look at Vice President Kamala Harris and Amanda Gorman, our youngest Inaugural Poet. As our […]

Black History Videos for Students

37 Black History Videos for Students in Every Grade Level We’re living through unprecedented times—a pandemic, civil unrest, and a contested election—and through it all, racial injustice has taken center stage. At times, we’ve all navigated uncomfortable conversations, but it’s more important than ever to dig deep and be the leader our communities deserve.  Click […]

Revised Position Statement on the Deputy Secretary Nomination

January 27, 2021 Cindy Marten has been nominated as the US Department of Education’s Deputy Superintendent of Schools. If confirmed, Marten would be second in command potentially serving under Biden’s nominee for US Department of Education Secretary, Dr. Miguel Cardona who already brings in K-12 experience. At a time when Black children are suspended and […]

Hope for Schools in 2021

January 11, 2021 The start of a new year always brings us hope. This year is no exception! A new president will be inaugurated in January, COVID vaccines are beginning to be distributed in phases and conversations around systemic changes in racial disparity are happening.  With all of these positive changes, one would hope that […]