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African & African American Studies (AAAS)

African & African American Studies (AAAS) promotes an understanding of how history informs the present and inspires an engagement with the past in order to collectively dream a more just and equitable future. 

Black Community Center

The Black Community Services Center embodies inclusive excellence through partnering with and educating the Stanford community about the contributions of the African Diaspora, while ensuring that students can thrive and reach their full potential

East Palo Alto Mural Music & Arts Project (MMAP)

MMAP believes that art is integral to a thriving community life, and is a safe platform for risk-taking and creative expression. Connects disadvantaged youth with consistent, encouraging mentors and role models through art programs emphasizing community development, academic achievement, and their own positive futures.

Foundation for a College Education

Foundation for a College Education’s mission is to increase the number of students of color from East Palo Alto and similar communities who graduate from a four-year college or university.

IDEAL Engage

The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access in a Learning Environment (IDEAL) initiative provides resources and community events to support Stanford's long range vision(link is external) and commitment to an inclusive, equitable community.

IDEAL for the IT Community

Innovative approaches for increasing diversity, inclusion, equity, and access across Stanford IT

Lauren's House

Lauren's House has been providing free after-school and summer programs since 2009 to low-income and homeless children and youth as well as services for their families.

Life Moves

Lifemoves is dedicated to finding solutions to homelessness in Silicon Valley.

moneygeek

During the last five decades, the Black community has had limited access to building wealth for generations. A closer look at wealth in America reveals staggering racial wealth disparities. 
moneygeek will direct you to several tools and resources to help tackle a few financial challenges and develop ways to create wealth for yourself and your future family.

African & African American Studies (AAAS)

African & African American Studies (AAAS) promotes an understanding of how history informs the present and inspires an engagement with the past in order to collectively dream a more just and equitable future.