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Andrea’s Story

Meet Andrea. She represents the full continuum of the Let’s Get Ready (LGR) experience. Starting as a LGR Student, then advancing as a Coach and a Site Director, to then coming back to the LGR community and giving back as a young professional who co-founded the Associates Council (our Junior Board), [...]

Andrea’s Story2023-12-29T13:48:16-05:00

Let’s Get Ready State of The Org 2023

On Wednesday, November 15th, Let’s Get Ready hosted its fourth annual State of the Organization event with an incredible panel of stakeholders including Vice Chair of the LGR’s Board, Laurent Desmangles, Elizabeth Wilson of Hostos Community College & College Now, and LGR Alumna, Luvonda Fuller. In the face of countless challenges that [...]

Let’s Get Ready State of The Org 20232023-11-21T14:53:31-05:00

LGR Is On The Move: Bookmark Our New Mailing Address

Let's Get Ready (LGR) is closing its New York City headquarters and going 100% virtual as of August 1, 2023, but you can still reach us via mail at our new mailing address! We encourage you to update your records and be sure to address all mail to "Let's Get Ready" so we are [...]

LGR Is On The Move: Bookmark Our New Mailing Address2023-07-11T18:26:20-04:00

LGR for Equity in Higher Education

In a perfect world and a more perfect union, we would not need Affirmative Action to remedy historical and current discrimination and racism. Yet, in this country, we must have guardrails for equity, inclusion, and access.  For months, Let's Get Ready (LGR) has been preparing for the Supreme Court’s decision to announce [...]

LGR for Equity in Higher Education2023-07-10T16:04:05-04:00

Celebrating 25 Years: View Images from our Anniversary Celebration

Thank you so much for helping us commemorate Let’s Get Ready’s 25th Anniversary, and to all who joined us at Tribeca Rooftop in NYC on Thursday, June 15, 2023! We were honored to celebrate with nearly 300 members of our community, including students, leaders and longtime champions. Because of your generosity we [...]

Celebrating 25 Years: View Images from our Anniversary Celebration2023-07-11T18:26:00-04:00

A Dynamic Board of Directors – Meet James W Quinn

James W. Quinn is LGR's newest Board member, and one of the most accomplished trial arbitration and mediation lawyers in the US. He has for more than 45 years served as counsel of choice for sophisticated clients facing high profile, high-stakes, and international disputes. James spent his entire career at Weil, Gotshal & Manges [...]

A Dynamic Board of Directors – Meet James W Quinn2023-04-12T10:51:47-04:00

A Dynamic Board of Directors – Meet Portia Green

Portia Green joined the Let’s Get Ready Board in April 2022 and has spent 20 years helping organizations increase effectiveness and empowering individuals to soar.  Her passion around access and education started as an undergraduate at UC Berkeley and further developed as a graduate student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is [...]

A Dynamic Board of Directors – Meet Portia Green2023-07-11T12:26:17-04:00

A Dynamic Board of Directors – Meet Ryan Blackwell

Ryan Blackwell joins the Let’s Get Ready Board with more than 20 years of achievements in public and private equity-structured organizations as a driven sales and operating executive. He joined Renaissance in 2020 and most recently served as Global Head of Revenue Operations/Enablement at Refinitiv. Prior to joining Refinitiv, Ryan was [...]

A Dynamic Board of Directors – Meet Ryan Blackwell2023-03-28T15:46:49-04:00

Evolving Our Core Values

Let’s Get Ready has supported students to and through college for almost 25 years. As we prepare for this 25th anniversary next year, we look back at all that we have learned to evolve our philosophies and core values, which are at the heart of our mission to increase students’ access [...]

Evolving Our Core Values2022-12-20T14:46:42-05:00

LGR Debuts Ad on First National Network

Last month, we debuted our first national ad on the NFL network during the exciting showdown between the Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills. In an effort to add equity to the national ad space and provide a rare opportunity for purpose-driven organizations, a number of ad spots were reserved specifically for nonprofits this [...]

LGR Debuts Ad on First National Network2022-11-28T14:41:26-05:00
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