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TEACHED Wins Social Innovation Award

Big News! TEACHED Creator Kelly Amis has won a 2013 Teach For America Social Innovation Award, which honors alumni entrepreneurs working to "radically transform the education landscape in the United States and create an enduring impact on low-income communities." The $50,000 award will help TEACHED hire an Outreach & Marketing professional (see below!). Read more about this exciting news and the other winners here.

Fine Art & Wine Fundraiser

Coming soon to BiddingGood.com: our first FINE ART & WINE ONLINE AUCTION featuring items from TEACHED friends including:

Our auction homepage is HERE. To donate original art, fine wine or other luxury items to our fundraising event, please contact Ashley Johnson at ajohnson@loudspeakerfilms.com.

"Tsunami" by Chinedu Osuchukwu. 36x48

UCLA Takes on Education Equality

UCLA students kicked off their first "Academic Inequity Awareness Week" with a TEACHED Vol. 1 screening and much provocative discussion. The night featured a keynote address by education leader Kevin Chavous and panel including L.A. teacher Pearl Arredondo, TEACHED Producer/Director Kelly Amis, and local parent Korey Barney. Stay tuned for video from this inspiring event.

To learn how to organize your own TEACHED screening,
go here or contact screenings@teached.org

Meet the Statistics

While the education debates rage in the media and living rooms everywhere, real people struggle with the impact of a school system that works for some but not for them. In Meet the Statistics, read about the motivation behind TEACHED and watch interview clips with former gang-member and South Central parent Korey Barney. For more of Kelly's writing, be sure to follow her blog.

Welcome Ashley Johnson!

New TEACHED mascots
We have a new team member on board at TEACHED: Ashley Johnson, our new Executive Assistant, is a graduate of New York University where she double majored in Journalism and Sociology. Based in Harlem, Ashley will help grow TEACHED's East Coast presence and make sure our schedules and events run smoothly. Ashley has an interest in film and a strong commitment to improving the educational choices of minority students (she's also an animal-lover who recently adopted two new pups, so we love her already. Congrats Ashley!) And welcome.

Ashley Johnson, new TEACHED team member

Job Opening: TEACHED Outreach and Marketing Professional

We're hiring! Loudspeaker Films is looking for an experienced marketing and outreach professional with a strong passion for education equality to help TEACHED effectively reach target audiences. See the posting here and please forward this to anyone you think may be interested.

Support Our Mission

TEACHED fulfills its mission through the generous support of individual donors and contributions from organizations, foundations and corporate sponsors. To make a donation today, go here. To invite a formal proposal, please send an email to info@teached.org. Thank you!

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