Out of The Shadows

By Rich Perez   Does Undocumented Mean Unwanted? Today there are 11.1 million undocumented immigrants in our country. They are given few optio

Can You Cope?

Learning to Cope, Coping to Learn As adults, we deal with many challenges every day. From work and relationships to finances or health, our awarenes

Together We Can

Did you know that only 16.7% of Latino 3rd graders in Washington Heights are meeting English literacy standards? Exodus begins tutoring in kindergar

So What, Now What?

An Unsettling Election There are conversations happening all over America. They are complex, and in many cases deeply raw and emotional. Families fee

Why Caring Counts

Tracking "Mission Moments" Theory of Change is a process that non-profits use to analyze their impact. It is a complex idea that includes target popu

Where’s Aldo?

Keeping It Real Because of the intensity of the theory of change work Exodus is doing, the high school schedule has changed, as the team focuses on b

When Faith Battles Fear

Doubt Is Not The Opposite of Faith Research has shown that optimism and belief systems can influence outcomes. Matching students with positive adult

A Life of Sacrifice

Give Up A Seat, or A Saturday? We all come from different backgrounds and life journeys, and so true sacrifice - true giving up of life - looks diffe

Hope Has A Name

What You Know vs. What You Believe Taking a ho-hum attitude toward the millions of kids from impoverished backgrounds streaming into our public schoo

Amigo, Not the “H” Word

Why Peer-to-Peer Learning Is So Important Character development is a key part of a child's growth, and in fact can influence their success in school.