Steven Hunter from the Phoenix Suns shares his partnership with Woz Ed. For this discussion, Steven embraces his love for Proviso District and the lessons learned as an NBA player. Steven continues to give back to all students who are in need.
Tim Stafford is joined by student advocate, DeAndre McClaurin, to discuss working with at-risk youth. DeAndre shares the strengths of being part of the West40 Family along with the positive impact Advocates have on our at-risk youth.
For the first time in decades, Illinois is evolving its school funding formula. Dr. Mike Popp and West40’s legislative “SWAT team” work with state legislators to provide more opportunities for Illinois students.
How do you help students who struggle with peer pressure and unhealthy home environments? For West40 mentors Joshua, Charles and Cody, it’s about creating a support system that offers hope for the future.
Advocating for students means supporting them at school and providing a listening ear. It’s also about organizing activities to keep students engaged and smiling. Each year, West40 advocate Lizet Flores introduces fun and creative projects to her 4th and 5th graders at Melrose Park Elementary.