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Celebrating Aim High’s Past, Present and Bright Future

Join us for a free virtual event on Wednesday, December 15 from 5-6 PST.  Aim High’s executive director and co-founder Alec Lee is retiring in January. Please join us for his last community event to honor him and to celebrate Aim High’s past, present and bright future. Bring your Aim High swag or don your Aim High wear (or both!) as we send Alec off in true Aim High style.

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Past Event Recordings

Rising to the Moment: Meeting our Students’ Changing Needs in the Classroom, a compelling conversation on how Aim High educators are meeting the important academic, social and emotional needs of our students in the virtual, hybrid and in-person classroom. Watch moderator, Michelle Capobres, VP of Strategy and Learning at Aim High, and panelists, Ta-biti Gibson, Restorative Justice Facilitator at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland, Wang Han, 5th grade teacher at Alamo Elementary School in SF, and Chrissy Emmons, Middle School Teacher at Canyon Middle School in Castro Valley.


Race, Identity and Self with Julie Lythcott-Haims, best-selling author of the memoir Real American, and acclaimed activist, attorney and former dean at Stanford University. Julie in conversation with Jacqueline Kurzer Co-President of the Aim High Young Leaders Board, Director of Enrollment Management at Marin Horizon School, and former Aim High educator.


Identity Through Stories: The Power of Seeing Yourself in Books with Sandra Cisneros, poet, short story writer, essayist, performer, artist and novelist of the award-winning House on Mango Street in conversation with Sandra Payne, Aim High educator.

The Power of Belonging with Mohammed Soriano-Bilal, Stanford University’s Associate Dean and Director of the Office of Inclusion, Belonging, and Intergroup Dialogue (and an Aim High parent!) in conversation with Shafia Zaloom, acclaimed author and educator (and former Aim High educator and trustee!).


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