STEPS Stands in Solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement

STEPS Inc
2 min readJun 7, 2020

George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery are only the latest victims in a long history of unconscionable violence inflicted on the Black community in this country. On behalf of the entire STEPS team, we share the outrage that has fueled recent protests and demonstrations across the country. We stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Systemic racism infiltrates education. It is the hidden barrier to educational success for Black communities. STEPS was founded with the core mission of closing this education gap. Through our unique model, we have always been determined to fuel changes towards educational equality. Read about what we do here: https://www.stepseducation.org/what-we-do.

We recognize the power of our platform and consequently our duty to support the Black community. STEPS is taking the following actions to facilitate positive change:

  1. Starting this month and through the summer, all funds raised through our tutoring and college advising services will be donated to charities supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and enriching the educational opportunities for Black youth.
  2. During consultations, we will prioritize educating our clients (parents and students) about the educational disparities created by systemic racism. We will increase the transparency of our nonprofit mission to facilitate conversation and awareness.
  3. We will collaborate with other educational…

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