If Young Black Lives Matter, Liberating Learning Matters - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

The Schott Foundation's president speaks out about not reforming but liberating education so it speaks to the needs of Black children-and, by extension, all children.

Research to consider as schools address community demands to renegotiate school-police partnerships - Child Trends

National conversations about police brutality have spurred school districts nationwide to reconsider their relationships with local law enforcement agencies. In the 2017-2018 school year, 45 percent of all public schools reported having one or more full- or part-time school resource officers (SROs) present at school at least once a week.

New book helps teachers, principals confront their own racism

GAZETTE: What was your motivation in writing this book? FIARMAN: I was confident that I cared about my students, that I was deeply committed to equitable outcomes for all of them and to the academic success of my Black and brown students.

Our Mission

We, the GateWay Second Chance Foundation, are committed to securing necessary funding to provide the secure, stable, community-based environment so critical for academically struggling, underserved youth in need of a second chance to modify behaviors and gain the academic and life skills necessary to become contributing members of our community.

Save A Life

Extract, surround, & shield at-risk adolescent males in a safe, stable environment to learn and grow [thrive].

Restore An Opportunity

Provide a second chance to achieve success with academic and counseling support; where failure is not an option.

Keep Expectations High

Frequent monitoring of student progress undergirds supportive and individualized instructional programs.

Salvage A Future

Prepared for college, skilled in a craft, equipped with life skills and readied for a bright future.

How You Can Help


The many challenges facing our at-risk boys cannot be overcome without your support. Thank you for your help. Your donation will be used to give them a second chance.


Have a special talent or skill? Your gift of service is important, necessary and sufficient. Come share it with GateWay Youth. You’ll be glad you did!

Grant Policy

GateWay Second Chance Foundation invests resources in the Academy and other specific initiatives that complement its approach to strengthening at-risk youth, and focuses on the development of strategic partnerships to enhance the impact of its programs. Given this grant-making strategy, we regret that we are unable to review or consider unsolicited grant proposals. Events of GateWay Second Chance Foundation and partner organizations adhere to this grant policy.