Cultívate – Cultívate Pathways

A program providing paid work-based experiences to English learner students in 11th grade through college, receiving credentials that will lead to higher pay in one year.

Ignite Winner October 07, 2021
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Cultívate Pathways aims to reduce the gap in educational equity that exists for English language learners. This nationwide program provides paid work-based experiences to English learner students in 11th grade through college, delivering credentials that will lead to higher pay in one year. Students will receive training in industries such as coding, IT and construction, integrated with English language learning. Students will also be provided mentoring relationships and social-emotional supports. Cultívate will also partner with immigrant-student serving industry leaders in higher education to provide additional postsecondary opportunities for Cultívate trainees. Ultimately, Cultívate works to deliver economic mobility for English Learners and immigrant students so that young people can lead fulfilling lives and break generational poverty.

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