We Are One United, formed during the early stages of the pandemic to address the needs of youth suffering from the effects of isolation, recently received a $30,000 grant from the Regional Access Project (RAP) Foundation.
Organizers of a fully-funded trip for 24 Palm Springs Unified School District students to visit HBCUs and important African-American landmarks and museums say some funds are still needed to help the students buy snacks and souvenirs.
Seven teachers at city schools are among those from the Palm Springs Unified School District (PSUSD) who will be vying for a districtwide honor in March. They could go on to be named a California teachers of the year.
The program represents a $1.8 million investment in the Coachella Valley, an opportunity to enhance regional partnerships and scale efforts to mitigate food insecurity, which is a barrier to completion for many community college students.