Bre Pressey, CTEDU Qualified Academic Train, is devoted to assisting low-income pupils of shade obtain the possibility to get an university education and learning.
She presently works as the Exec Supervisor of The Dr. Doretha Pressey Southern Scholars Campaign, Inc. Southern Scholars is a not-for-profit scholarship and also university conclusion program committed to developing accessibility, equity, and also success for pupils of shade from low-income neighborhoods in the country South.
Bre and also her family members established Southern Scholars in 2019 to recognize the heritage of her mommy, Dr. Doretha Pressey– an enthusiastic and also identified teacher that devoted her life to kindly assisting those in demand. Under Bre’s management, Southern Scholars has actually currently granted greater than $60,000 in scholarships to 4 appealing youths, and also the company will certainly rate an extra 4 Scholars later on this springtime.
Southern Scholar’s Campaign is committed to make certain an university education and learning comes for every person, specifically those in underserved neighborhoods. Southern Scholars especially concentrates on Black pupils in the country south as a result of the level in which their accessibility to education and learning is overmuch impacted. Data reveal that university conclusion prices have to do with 20% less than the nationwide standard for this populace. Their objective is remove this variation making sure pupils have the economic, social and also scholastic assistance to prosper.
Bre has virtually twenty years of experience in not-for-profit, education and learning, and also social effect job. Before establishing Southern Scholars, she functioned as Program Organizer for the Facility for African, Black, and also Caribbean Research Studies at Adelphi College, where she conceived and also took care of variety programs for the promo and also understanding of pupil leaders of shade, LGBTQIA+ pupils, and also various other modern and also spiritual pupil teams.
Bre started her profession at the New york city Town library’s Schomburg Facility for Research Study in Black Society. At the Schomburg, Bre initially functioned as a Public Programs Organizer and also was swiftly advertised to Supervisor of Unique Occasions.
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On Instagram: @southernscholarsinitiative
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