2013 National GEAR UP Week

From September 23rd-27th, “thousands of students, parents, teachers, partners and college access professionals from across the nation…celebrate[d] GEAR UP…and the progress our students are making towards achieving their life-long dream of going to college.”

LATTC Hosts Mentor Summit and College Tour

On October 26th, the Los Angeles Trade Tech College (LATTC) hosted over 50 GEAR UP 4 LA students at their “Mentor Summit”. That same day, 65 GEAR UP parents came together for the “Parent Progressive Road Trip”, visiting both LATTC and Occidental College. The two groups started the day together at LATTC, sharing an icebreaker… Read More

Teach Children to Save

On April 23rd, 250 8th grade RFK GEAR UP students teamed up with Citibank volunteers for valuable lessons about savings and compound interest.