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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
On Wednesday, October 26th, Let's Get Ready hosted its third annual State of the Organization event with an incredible panel of stakeholders including LGR Coach, Muhammad Mir, Jeremy Greenfield of New Visions for Public Schools, and Dr. Matthew Goodman of Southern Maine Community College. We shared insights on our progress towards our 2025 goal [...]
Join us in welcoming Dennis Maurice Dumpson – our new (and first) Chief External Affairs Officer! Dennis joins Let's Get Ready with a 20+ year professional history that intersects activism, community organizing, nonprofit leadership, fundraising, narrative development, and justice in local communities and nationally. Before joining Let's Get Ready, Dennis founded and was the [...]
Over the last year, Let’s Get Ready has continued to evolve as an organization and adapt to the struggles and opportunities for learning in a post-pandemic world. We’ve made changes structurally to meet the current needs of our students and institutions, and are ever committed to identifying pathways to postsecondary education for historically underrepresented communities. [...]
Let’s Get Ready (LGR) has partnered with the Meeting Street Scholarship Fund, serving nine counties and counting, in South Carolina, to support students to and through college by providing FREE text-based mentorship and direct coaching support through college graduation. Scholarship dollars and near-peer mentoring is a powerful combination to help students achieve their college [...]
Let's Get Ready (LGR) partnered with InnerView Education and Blackstone to present Career Night on Wednesday, August 24th — a virtual event where LGR students had the opportunity to develop their professional brand, learn how to articulate their professional mission, and participate in a community of common purpose, understanding and support. In the two-hour [...]
Let's Get Ready (LGR) has been working with students in Maine for more than a decade to make sure they can reach all their college aspirations. On July 19th, we sponsored a special evening at The McKernan Center of Southern Maine Community College (SMCC), our newest partner, to celebrate our longstanding collaborations in the [...]
Join us in welcoming Elliot Urgent – our Careers in the Common Good summer intern! Elliot is a rising junior at Brown University, concentrating in International and Public Affairs with a focus on policy. At Brown, he is heavily involved with the music community, co-founding the Brown Organization of Producers and Songwriters and working [...]