Karen Sanchez-Greigo is principal of the innovative Atrisco Heritage Academy High School on Albuquerque’s southwest mesa. As such, she is dedicated to the academic success of students from the city’s South Valley, an area where economic and educational challenges are many, and young people have often struggled to stay in school.
Enable the organization to achieve its mission of engaging Latino immigrant families in educational opportunities that build skills for economic and social justice by providing general operating support
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity is a web-based, one-stop resource examining poverty’s connection to a host of issues like health, education, jobs, criminal justice, housing, transportation and more.
Instructor Bertha Gachupin helps student Brayden, age 5, with a class assignment at Walatowa Head Start. Eight instructors teach 68 students in the program, which complies with Head Start’s national standards.
Culturally inspired student artwork is displayed at Walatowa Head Start, a nationally-recognized preschool on the Jemez Pueblo. The tribal community is located an hour northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Ready for School collaborates with community organizations, school districts and other stakeholders to engage and inform parents about early childhood education and to expand early learning opportunities.