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Welcome to Generation All
We have one goal: to unite Chicagoans in the revitalization of the neighborhood public high school experience.
Why are we here?
Generation All seeks to close opportunity gaps and ensure that all students have access to an inspiring educational experience in a top‑quality neighborhood high school.
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Chicagoans are uniting to revitalize neighborhood public high schools and center them as educational anchors for the surrounding community.
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What can our city and communities do to revitalize neighborhood public high schools so that ALL students experience a top quality education?
Giving Tuesday is ONE WEEK away!

Giving Tuesday is only ONE WEEK away! Generation All’s mission is to expand equity in education by supporting, investing in, and advocating for neighborhood public high schools and their students. We believe that strong neighborhood public schools help build stronger communities and contribute to the vitality of Chicago. Neighborhood public high schools have an especially important role to play in Chicago’s education ecosystem. They are the most open and accessible, serve almost half of all CPS high school students, and are the only schools that can guarantee students—regardless of…

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Why Generation All is participating in #ILGive (And why you should too!)

Giving Tuesday is less than a month away and we think it’s important to talk about why Generation All is participating in #ILGive this November. As you may know, almost 50 percent of Chicago public high school students attend neighborhood public high schools, and these schools are the only ones that guarantee a free, public high school education to students of all abilities and backgrounds.  Yet an inequitable system of opening, closing, and funding schools has left many neighborhood public…

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Save the Date! | Announcing Generation All’s Participation in #ILGive this November

Get ready to give! Generation All is participating in #ILGive this November! After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday helps remind us to support our community organizations. #ILGive is a statewide campaign to engage Illinoisans in giving to organizations in the communities where we live. We set a goal to raise $3,000, which we will use to host community workshops on community engagement and recruitment/enrollment strategies for Chicago neighborhood public high schools. Starting at 12AM on November 27th, visit…

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Schools for Racial Equity Summit

Generation All Leads Workshop on Identifying Equity Issues in Schools Dozens of teachers from around the city gave up their Saturday to assess racial equity issues within their own schools and across the district. The first Schools for Racial Equity Summit was organized by Chicago United for Equity and held at National Teachers Academy where faculty and community members continue to organize in resistance to the closure of this majority African-American, Level 1+ school. Our own Beatriz Ponce de Leon and Alexios…

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Intern Reflection: Schools are Pillars of the Community

I grew up in California’s East San Francisco Bay Area, a diverse region which inevitably came with it’s own complex set of socioeconomic trends and tensions. I attended El Cerrito High, a mid-sized public school located in a semi-urban neighborhood just a few blocks removed from the small collection of shops and restaurants that make up downtown El Cerrito. Bordered by the stereotypically lower-income city of Richmond (with a median annual household income of around $44,000) and upper-middle class city…

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