Amount granted: $45,000
Grant year: 2020
Grant category: Education
To provide emergency support for the school to address food insecurity, access to technology and micro-grants to alumni in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
The Academy of the Pacific Rim (APR) is a charter public school serving 540 students in grades 5-12 in Hyde Park, a neighborhood in Boston. Its mission is to “empower students from all racial and ethnic backgrounds to achieve their full intellectual and social potential.” This vision is accomplished by holding students to high expectations and standards academically and ensuring that all students have the supports and opportunities to develop socially and emotionally. APR programs move students along a path that consistently leads to agency and further education.