Adapted from an article originally published September 23, 2008.
Every now and then, I’m lucky enough to get to see the impact of philanthropy firsthand, and to be reminded of exactly why we do what we do and how we impact those we serve.
In June 2008 I had the good fortune to be the keynote speaker at the NuView Bridge Early College High School graduation ceremonies in Moreno Valley. This school is located off the beaten path, more than an hour east of the Ontario airport in a town called Nuevo. This ECHS was formed through a partnership between the charter school and Riverside Community College’s Moreno Valley campus (now known as Moreno Valley College), and was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Early College High Schools Initiative. Continue reading