The Chicago non-profit One Million Degrees tries to help.
Each year the organization provides tutoring, mentoring, professional development and financial assistance to hundreds of low-income, highly motivated students.
Talking about this one of a kind program are Paige Ponder, the CEO of One Million Degrees and Olivia Cruz, an alum of the program.
For more information, visit www.onemilliondegrees.org.
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