TEP Hiring Part-Time Office Assistant

The Expectations Project is seeking a part-time (12 hours per week) staff member to serve in a support function in business operations and administration. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability to operate with keen attention to detail and will be comfortable supporting others to meet key organizational goals.  About The Expectations Project  The Expectations Project mobilizes people of …

3 Things You Need to Know about Florida’s Ban of AP African American Studies

As you may have heard, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced last week that he would ban a pilot program for an Advanced Placement (AP) African American Studies course. While students, teachers, activists, and legislators in Florida speak out in opposition to this decision, there are a few crucial things you should know about the ban. We’ll continue to track this …

Economic Empowerment + Abundance

There are numerous avenues to economic empowerment for families, particularly those from systematically disenfranchised and under-resourced communities. How can we talk about measuring economic well-being through the lens of care, justice, and power? And what, exactly, do we mean when we talk about economic empowerment? We use economic empowerment to describe equitably allocating resources to families and communities and ending …

THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT CALLS ON CONGRESS TO RESTORE THE EXPANDED CHILD TAX CREDIT

For Immediate Release | December 16, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communicationsjim@expectations.org New Campaign mobilizes teachers, parents, students, and community members to join justice-motivated advocates in holding Congress accountable in their responsibility to support children and their families.  Today, The Expectations Project, a D.C.-based nonprofit mobilizing people of faith to demand excellent public schools for children …

Redistributive Policies + Economic Empowerment

There are numerous avenues to economic empowerment for families, particularly those from systematically disenfranchised and under-resourced communities. Policy solutions, like tax credits and other redistributive policies, that foster liquidity and resources for Black Americans can significantly improve intergenerational economic mobility and mitigate the impacts of long-standing systemic deprivation. At TEP, we are particularly interested in solutions that help Black families …

Economic Empowerment & the Child Tax Credit

There are numerous avenues to economic empowerment for families, particularly those from systematically disenfranchised and under-resourced communities. One particularly relevant avenue is tax credits, a government program that places money in the hands of various groups toward the goal of economic stability and sustainability. Right now, the Child Tax Credit (CTC), a program that could be an invaluable resource to …

On Gun Violence

If we want a beloved community, we must stand for justice bell hooks The proliferation of gun culture and violence in the United States of America has exacted a devastating toll on our students, families, and communities. Gun culture, which contributes to the second leading cause of death in children and teens,1 has pulled us into perpetual grief, leaving us …