Mentoring Program Coordinator, African American Male Achievement, Seattle Public Schools
Kelvin Dankwa is a mentoring program coordinator in the office of African American Male Achievement at Seattle Public Schools. Dedicating most of his professional experience to youth empowerment, he currently works to provide black male high school students with early college and career exposure while creating opportunities for them to interact with black professionals and mentors.
Building the Education-to-Work Pipeline
The education-to-work pipeline is a system to help students transition from school to the workforce - involving mentorship, alternative programs to traditional education and coordination between schools and employers. Noble work, often an uphill battle. Meet some of the tireless people who make it happen.
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About the Festival
The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.