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LEANLAB awards $50K in seed grants to 19 Black and Latinx innovators in education

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By: Startland News Staff–   August 28, 2020 Entrepreneurs should reflect the communities they serve, said Katie Boody — a charge even more critical when innovative work touches Kansas City’s diverse public school systems, she added. LEANLAB Education team “I know firsthand how challenging launching a startup can be for anyone, and especially for founders of color,” said […]

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LEC & The BLOC launches virtual space for educators of color

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By Brock Wilbur, The Pitch The Latinx Education Collaborative, alongside a collection of other racially diverse educational organizations, are trying to make sure teachers have access to conversations and resources of value during this period. They launched a LEC LIVE Youtube channel, with content dedicated to thought-provoking conversations from an educator’s lens, relevant to coping with […]