THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT APPOINTS ZAKIYA JACKSON AS NEW PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 11, 2021Contact: Jim Hile(734) 717-9687, jim@expectations.org THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT WELCOMES ZAKIYA JACKSON AS PRESIDENT Washington, DC – The Expectations Project Founder Nicole Baker Fulgham today announced that Zakiya N. Jackson has officially become president of the nonprofit education reform organization. Jackson began working for TEP in 2015 and has served as the group’s VP of Training and, …

The Expectations Project Statement on the Atlanta Murders

Washington, DC— We are devastated by the murders of 8 people in Atlanta, 6 of whom were Asian American women. We see this as a crime motivated by gender and race. Asian people face terrible oppression in our society yet they deserve equity at work, at school, and in every aspect of their day-to-day lives. As we advocate for all children …

FIVE PRINCIPLES ON EDUCATIONAL EQUITY AND COVID-19: PRIORITIZING VULNERABLE STUDENTS DURING THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

We’re living in extraordinary times. Nationwide school closures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have not only disrupted millions of lives, they have further entrenched long-standing disparities in our public school system and placed students who are already vulnerable at even greater risk. For the 2020-2021 school year, policymakers, educators, families and students face impossible choices as our nation balances the …

Nicole Baker Fulgham Statement on the Murder of George Floyd and Demand for Equal Justice

Washington, DC— Today the founder and President of The Expectations Project, Dr. Nicole Baker Fulgham released the following statement in response to the murder of George Floyd, and the need to demand urgent reforms to end racial injustice in our criminal justice system: “Heartbroken. Frustrated. Exhausted. Disgusted. Rage. Those five words only describe a sliver of the array of emotions …

Statement on COVID-19 and the Urgent Need to Continue Advocating for Our Nation’s Most Vulnerable Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 18, 2020 Dear advocates, partners and allies— With the rapidly developing COVID-19 national public health emergency we wanted to update you on some of the ways this will impact how The Expectations Project conducts its work and on our advocacy focus in these unprecedented and challenging times.  Though the times are changing, our core mission does not. …

Nicole Baker Fulgham: Decision to Wind Down DACA Breaks our Nation’s Promise to Students

For Immediate Release September 6, 2017 Contact: Chris LaTondresse (202) 368-0139, chris@expectations.org Nicole Baker Fulgham, President, The Expectations Project says Decision to Wind Down DACA Breaks our Nation’s Promise to Students When a foreigner lives with you in your land, don’t take advantage of him. Treat the foreigner the same as a native. Love him like one of your own. …

The National Association of Evangelicals Publishes Their Education Equity Resolution

The National Association of Evangelicals Publishes Their Education Equity Resolution

The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) is taking a bold stance on Education Equity with their recently published Education Equity Resolution. The resolution calls on evangelical congregations across America to build relationships with their public schools and find ways to support, advocate and encourage teachers, students and administrators. The resolution also highlights, as we often do, the disparity of quality …

Sign the Matthew 25 Declaration on Public Education!

Sign the Matthew 25 Declaration on Public Education!

Senate confirmation hearings will begin today for Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Department of Education.   How should people of faith who care about our nation’s most vulnerable students think about her nomination? We’ve got you covered.   The Expectations Project has joined forces with more than a dozen prominent Christian leaders and launched a …

Statement on TBN decision to cut racial justice and educational equity messages from Dove Awards broadcast

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chris LaTondresse chris@expectations.org (202) 368-0139 Statement on TBN decision to cut racial justice and educational equity messages from Dove Awards broadcast We are disappointed by Trinity Broadcasting Network’s (TBN) decision to cut a significant portion of Kirk Franklin’s acceptance speech, and The Expectations Project’s (TEP) voice entirely, from the national broadcast of the 47th Annual Dove …