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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

ICYMI: Watch LGR’s 2022 State of the Organization

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 [...]

ICYMI: Watch LGR’s 2022 State of the Organization2022-11-28T14:44:46-05:00

Meet Dennis – Our Chief External Affairs Officer!

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 [...]

Meet Dennis – Our Chief External Affairs Officer!2022-11-28T14:43:38-05:00

Let’s Get Ready 2022 State of The Org

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 2022 State of The Org2022-09-29T11:46:20-04:00

Thank You for Joining Us for Career Night

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 [...]

Thank You for Joining Us for Career Night2022-09-01T09:19:09-04:00

Let’s Get Ready for Career Night

Let's Get Ready (LGR) has partnered with Blackstone and InnerView Education to present Career Night on Wednesday, August 24th — a virtual event where LGR students will have the opportunity to develop their personal brand and learn how to articulate their professional mission. The one-hour workshop will be facilitated by InnerView Education followed by [...]

Let’s Get Ready for Career Night2022-08-25T11:14:54-04:00

Leveraging Near-Peer Mentors with LGR

On Wednesday, November 17th we came together with some of our partner to discuss the ways in which LGR can aid your students and school/community- based staff as we continue to navigate post-secondary planning in this new climate. Click on the video to the left to also from our partners about how they are leveraging [...]

Leveraging Near-Peer Mentors with LGR2021-11-19T10:28:51-05:00

Let’s Get Ready 2021 State of the Org

On Tuesday, October 5th we shared about LGR's exciting plan to double the number of students we serve by 2025. Click on the video to the right to learn more about how our program and coaches are responding to the shifting landscape of higher education.

Let’s Get Ready 2021 State of the Org2022-09-27T09:38:54-04:00

“College in the Time of Covid” Study Break

Let’s Get Ready students and coaches have been working harder than ever this semester – so we hosted a virtual Study Break on October 26. Check out the recording of the event (video at left) to hear directly from LGR students, coaches, and staff about “College in the Time of Covid” [...]

“College in the Time of Covid” Study Break2021-05-03T09:54:59-04:00

Let’s Get Ready 2020 State of the Org

This is a critical moment for Let's Get Ready's students, who come from low-income and first-generation-to-college backgrounds, and are therefore at an increased risk to disrupt their college plans or drop-out due to economic, family, and/or health factors. According to a report from the National Student Clearinghouse only 13% of students [...]

Let’s Get Ready 2020 State of the Org2022-09-26T18:00:05-04:00
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