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We believe that all children should have access to every educational opportunity and be able to pursue their dreams, no matter their background.

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We envision a day when the future of America's children is determined solely by their talent, motivation and effort.

  • New Podcast: The Cost of College

    New research from the National Student Campaign against Hunger and Homelessness found that 22 percent of college students experience food insecurity, and among them, one in six also face housing insecurity. Listen to this discussion about the nuanced financial barriers to higher education. Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab is a professor of higher education policy and sociology at Temple University, and founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, the nation’s only translational research laboratory seeking ways to make college more affordable. Dr. Goldrick-Rab…
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  • Celebrating another successful Dream Big Dinner

    Here at College Possible Milwaukee, we're still basking in the glow of an amazing night of camaraderie, story-telling and community.  The 2017 Dream Big Dinner on April 27, 2017, proved to be another successful gathering to showcase the amazing accomplishments of our Milwaukee students.  As a community of caring and idealistic individuals, corporations and foundations, we are pleased to announce that nearly 370 guests raised $250,000 to support students working toward their dream of becoming college graduates. A record number…
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  • Celebrate grads like Mayra

    Mayra knew she wanted to go to college. With her grades and her drive, there was no doubt she would succeed. But, she didn’t have someone to guide her through the complex process of getting there—ACT prep, college visits and actually applying for admission and scholarships. Then, she met Matt, who was serving as a College Possible AmeriCorps coach at her high school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Matt encouraged Mayra to dream big—and she did! Mayra was admitted to several selective…
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