Myrna Reyes

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College and Career Pathways Liaison, Center for Powerful Public Schools

Los Angeles, California

Myrna Reyes works at the Center for Powerful Public Schools as college and career pathways liaison at Community Health Advocates School (CHAS), located in South Central Los Angeles, where she grew up.

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Posted Nov. 8, 2016
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I Used to Think College Wasn’t For Me, Now I Work to Ensure Students of Color Attend and Graduate College

Many people don’t go back to work in the community they grew up in, but doing so provides a special…

By Myrna Reyes

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Posted Apr. 24, 2017
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I Was Born in a Refugee Camp in Kenya and Now I’ll Be the First in My Family to Attend College

This post is part of a series of posts celebrating students who are making it to and through college with the support of the KIPP…

By Hawo Ibrahim

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Posted Apr. 18, 2017
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A Candid Convo With a Chicago Principal Who Says Black Boys Learn Best When Success Looks Like Them

Christopher Goins is the founding principal of Butler College Prep, a four-year-old charter high school on the far South Side of Chicago with a student…

By Marilyn Rhames

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Posted Apr. 28, 2017
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Netflix Series ‘13 Reasons Why’ Has Parents, Mental Health Experts and Educators Worried

The Netflix breakout show “13 Reasons Why” has been praised for its binge-worthy, dramatic storytelling. But mental health experts warn that its thrilling narrative devices…

By Erika Sanzi

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