More Than Academics: Imani Christou-Fuller

More Than Academics: Imani Christou-Fuller  My name is Imani Christoufuller – I’m a sophomore at Boston Arts Academy and I’m excited to share a bit of my story with you. I have always struggled with math and science growing up. In my freshman year, I was...

Once a Teacher, Always a Mentor

They say, “once a teacher, always a teacher.” Darcy Franklin can certainly relate. A former middle school educator, Darcy was inspired in 2020 to find a way to give back to the Boston community after seeing the impact of racial violence and pandemic anxiety on youth....

5 Thing I Learned as a Virtual MLK Scholar

Most of my life was affected by the pandemic including my summer internship at Boston Partners in Education. BPiE managed to move everything online for my summer there and everyone tried their best to make it as fun and educational as possible considering the...

Laura Koepnick and Lai Lai Sheung

An academic mentor for over 10 years, Laura Koepnick has spent most of her time as a volunteer working with students in Lai Lai Sheung’s class at the Josiah Quincy Elementary School. That is, until Ms. Sheung retired from teaching last year. Now the pair...