Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, commemorates June 19, 1865, when all previously enslaved African-American people in Texas learned they were free more than two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This day serves as a celebration and honors the lives lost due to slavery and racism. It also serves as a day of […]
Braven applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to allow Dreamers to continue to pursue their lives and work in our country—a country built by immigrants and founded on the ideals of justice and equality for all. We believe that the next generation of leaders will emerge from everywhere and are working to help build a workforce […]
As an organization, Braven stands in solidarity with the Black community against racism, oppression, and the violation of human rights. As a country, we need to do better — we cannot allow ourselves to become numb to the injustice that disproportionately affects the Black community daily. Read our Founder and CEO’s letter here.
By Aimée Eubanks Davis, Founder and CEO of Braven Braven released its 2020 Jobs Report, and our biggest graduating class of Fellows are on the path to attaining the American Promise. In 2019, nearly 340 Braven Fellows graduated from college, more than doubling the number of Braven graduates who are now working professionals. This new […]
Braven announced that its largest class of college graduates are outpacing national quality job attainment rates by 22 percentage points. In 2019, nearly 340 Braven Fellows graduated from college, more than doubling the number of Braven college graduates in the labor market, and 71% of this most recent class of Braven graduates have landed a […]
Braven’s Founder & CEO Aimée Eubanks Davis was selected by the Obama Foundation to join the second ever Fellows class in 2019!
Salesforce.org Announces Major Education Cloud Updates, Invests $1.75 Million in College-Ready Nonprofit Organizations
Salesforce.org has announced a new data architecture to support lifelong learning, new capabilities for its Education Cloud, and more.
Braven Fellows who graduate from their university-embedded program are outpacing their peers by 23 percentage points in national job attainment.
The McNulty Foundation announced the inaugural recipients of the McNulty Prize Catalyst Fund, a new fund at the Aspen Institute to support innovative social ventures at vital inflection points. A total of $110,000 will be granted to six organizations around the world that have proven results and show great potential for further impact. Each is led by an Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) Fellow using their entrepreneurial spirit and expertise to address critical global problems.
Braven’s mission is to empower untapped and underrepresented college students with the skills, confidence, networks, and experiences they need to put their education to work. This is possible only if we know exactly what is working. To that end, we’re eager to share our 2017-2018 Annual Impact Report.