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Raise the Barr

Hawthorne, California

Stories featuring Raise the Barr

Lorena is a single mother in the process of rebuilding her life. Though it has been challenging, she wouldn’t change a thing. Being a mother has not only been her greatest joy, but it has allowed her to find her vocation and pursue her lifelong love of health and science.
Aspen Postsecondary Success for ParentsApril 19, 2021
Lori Barr and her son, Anthony Barr are the co-founders of Raise the Barr, a philanthropic organization focused on increasing opportunity and economic mobility for low-income single parents and their children through education in Minneapolis and Los Angeles.
Aspen Postsecondary Success for ParentsMarch 29, 2021
Contact: Alexis Williams Ascend at the Aspen Institute   Aspen Institute Announces First-Ever Parent Powered Solutions Fund Awardees  Parent Leaders Select Six Organizations Championing College Success for  Undergraduate Students Raising Children  Washington, DC – Today, Ascend at the Aspen Institute announced the recipients of the Aspen Parent Powered Solutions Fund – the first student parent-led fund dedicated to advancing the work of organizations and initiatives that support …

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Aspen Postsecondary Success for ParentsOctober 22, 2020

Convenings Featuring Raise the Barr

Location: Washington, DC & Virtual
The Ascend Network is now nearly 500 organizations deep, with partners focused on a range of 2Gen approaches, from dyadic mental health treatment to integrated early childhood and community college supports. We’ll hear from some leading Partners on...
ConveningApril 11, 2023