From Lighthouse to Law School

Eduardo Figueroa never even thought about college until Lighthouse. Now he’s studying law at UC Hastings -A guest post from Families in Action Eduardo Figueroa, wearing the traditional black cap and gown, hears his name called and strides across the stage in the hot Butte County air to pick up his diploma from Chico State.…


How Aurum Prep Hired the “Best Person” for the Job and Ended up with a 75% Black Male Teaching Staff

A Guest post from Families in Action, please follow their blog for more great content. As he moves around his 7th grade math classroom, Aurum Preparatory Academy (“Aurum Prep”) teacher, Salif Doubare, is crackling with energy. He’s tall, thin, wearing horn-rimmed glasses and a big smile, as he walks around a large table in the…