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 [...]


TEP Attends Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference

In September, TEP’s Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, Aaron Jenkins, attended the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference in Washington D.C. This event gathered policy [...]


TEP Questions Candidates at Presidential Forum

Last month, Zakiya Jackson of The Expectations Project gathered in Atlanta with other faith leaders for the Presidential Conversations Series, brought together by the Black Church PAC and Pastor [...]


Hope on the Hill: A Day of Prayer and Action

In the midst of high-stakes negotiations on Capitol Hill over President Trump’s proposed cuts to the national education budget, how will we as people of faith respond? Last year, The Expectations [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Here’s What We Accomplished Through Faith-Rooted Partnerships in 2016

Closing the academic achievement gap is a big challenge, but people of faith have a real opportunity to make a difference. Moving the needle will only be possible if we work together. This issue [...]


Kirk Franklin spotlights Hope for Students at the 47th Annual Dove Awards

Gospel recording artist Kirk Franklin and The Expectations Project’s president, Nicole Baker Fulgham shared the stage at the 47th Annual Dove Awards on Tuesday, October 11 to spotlight the [...]


Kirk Franklin joining forces with The Expectations Project; Designs special #HopeForStudents t-shirt

The Expectations Project is thrilled to announce that we are joining forces with Kirk Franklin, one of the nation’s leading recording artists, a strong man of faith, and now, education [...]


The Expectations Project Indianapolis Director Featured on American Graduate Day

Every year, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting hosts American Graduate Day in an effort to raise awareness of the work being done around the country to help keep children in school. Our [...]

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