Give Back scholar Andrew Coates has big dreams of becoming an actor. Learn about his experiences with Disney Dreamers Academy.
On October 10th, 100 Give Back scholars from New Jersey attended a dinner to celebrate their hard work. We enjoyed a delicious meal, listened to student and university speakers, and heard from Bob Carr himself. Thank you to all who joined us!
Read more on the powerful story of first generation college graduate, Sergio Gonzalez.
Meet Angie, a 2017 graduate from Lewis University and the first in her family to graduate college. Learn more about Angie’s career now and the impact of the Give Back scholarship.
On September 15, all of our Give Back New York students attend the Fall Scholar event at the State University of New York. At the luncheon, students heard from the Presidents of Queens College and Mercy College, as well as from our founder, Bob Carr.
This past summer, Give Back in Illinois and New York kicked off their first ever book club. Scholars came together to discuss Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. The book tackles the typical challenges of a teenager, all with a humorous twist on adolescence, sports, and being apart of multiple communities. Head over to the blog to learn more about summer book club with our scholars!