In the News: Be the Change

The ambitious Be the Change campaign, a collaborative tutor recruitment effort to support students in Cincinnati Public Schools, held an official kickoff on Thursday, January 12th to recruite 2,000 tutors. Multiple news stations were at the event:

WKNU: Cincinnati Public Schools Launches Campaign for Two Thousand Volunteers Hear Strive Partnership Executive Director Greg Landsman discuss how the campaign decided it wanted and needed two thousand volunteer tutors.

WLWT: Tutoring Program Brings Change to Students' Lives Read about how Be the Change "touches every part of a child's life, not just the academics."

WLWT: Tutors Volunteer to Be the Change Watch a video highlighting the efforts of Be the Change tutors, including Strive Fellow Ben Greenberg.

WVXU: Cincinnati Public Recruiting Teachers Read about how one hour per week can make a difference, for both student and tutor.

Leading up to the event, two articles appeared in the Cincinnati Enquirer:

Just an Hour a Week has Real Impact Anderson Township resident, Leslie Gray, writes about her experiences tutoring through Be the Change.

Wanted: 2,000 Tutors Information about the Be the Change campaign and kickoff, including data on the campaign's impact and its goals.

To apply to be a tutor, please follow this link: Be the Change