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Summer Internship Superstars

SUMMER 2022 INTERNSHIP SUPERSTARS From the West Coast to the White House Campus Elizabeth, ANY-CA Fellow Alumna USC rising Junior and ANY Fellow Alumna Elizabeth is a double major in

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Media, Awards and Recognition
Jake Moreno Coplon

To Make Room for First-Gen Students, End Legacy Admissions

At many of the highest-ranked colleges and universities in the U.S., from 10 to 15 percent of their spots go to legacies. Once this practice is eliminated, we could begin to make up for more than a century of exclusion by reserving these spots for first-generation college students.

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America Needs You Newsletter – May 2022

What’s New at ANY: Program Graduation, Campus Partnerships, and the Power of Friendship Celebrating our ANY Fellows Program Graduates Partnership Highlight: FirstGenU & Saint Peter’s University Meet Your New Best

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Meet ANY’s New CEO

Meet ANY’s New CEO After launching a public search in December 2021 and assessing 248 candidates, we are happy to announce ANY’s new CEO! Jake Moreno Coplon will be joining

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Celebrating Black Mentorship

Celebrating Black Mentorship Although the national recognition of Black History Month came to a close on Monday, our learning and celebration does not end. Black history isn’t just Black history,

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America Needs You

A Message From Our Governing Board

A Message From Our Governing Board Dear ANY Community, America Needs You (ANY) celebrates champions for first-generation college students and those who embody our mission. After ten extraordinary years of

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#BecauseImFirst 2021

#BecauseImFirst 2021 11/08/2021 On November 8th, ANY participated in a national conversation to celebrate first-generation college students. Using the hashtag #BecauseImFirst, our community shared the challenges, triumphs, and strengths that come

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Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Huiling

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Huiling 7/09/2021 Huiling Cai – 2017 Fellow Huiling is a Fellow alumna  of our 2017 cohort. She transferred from LaGuardia Community College to Fordham University

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Celebrating 2021’s First-Generation Graduates

Celebrating 2021’s First-Generation Graduates 6/10/2021 This summer, we’re celebrating the Class of 2021’s first-generation college graduates on their momentous achievement. Our social media highlights several ANY alumni grads who described

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ANY Featured by Brunswick Group

ANY Featured by Brunswick Group 6/04/2021 ANY CEO Marianna Tu speaks with Brunswick’s Melissa Epstein about helping first-generation university students to successful graduation and employment. Read the full conversation here.

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Student Updates
America Needs You

Unspoken Rules: Interview with Gorick Ng

Unspoken Rules: Interview with Gorick Ng 5/20/2021 ANY Ceo Marianna Tu recently interviewed Gorick Ng, a first-generation college graduate and career advisor at Harvard. His new book, The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to

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Student Updates
America Needs You

Dedication & Direction: Jake’s Story

Dedication & Direction: Jake’s Story Jake joined America Needs You during an emotionally difficult period in his life. What started out as a diversion turned into a passion and, ultimately,

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#BecauseImFirst 2020

#BecauseImFirst 2020 11/13/2020 On Sunday, November 8th, ANY participated in a national conversation to celebrate first-generation college students. Using the hashtag #BecauseImFirst, our community shared the challenges, triumphs, and strengths that come

Read More »

ANY Featured in The Network Journal

ANY Featured in The Network Journal 8/03/2020 The Network Journal interviewed ANY CEO Marianna Tu about the organization’s work and operating during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to read the interview.

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ANY Alumni Featured on Today Show

ANY Alumni Featured on Today Show 8/03/2020 The Today Show recently featured ANY alumni Jeff McClellan and Damien Hooper-Campbell to share their story of mentorship. Click here to watch the segment.

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Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Danielle

Meet Our Fellow Alumni — Danielle We believe in the power of career development and mentorship to transform lives and entire communities. We talked with several Fellow alumni and heard

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Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Felix

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Felix We believe in the power of career development and mentorship to transform lives and entire communities. We talked with several Fellow alumni and heard

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Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Richard

Meet Our Fellow Alumni — Richard We believe in the power of career development and mentorship to transform lives and entire communities. We talked with several Fellow alumni and heard

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Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Brittany

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Brittany We believe in the power of career development and mentorship to transform lives and entire communities. We talked with several Fellow alumni and heard

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America Needs You Announces New CEO – Marianna Tu

New York, New York – March 21, 2018 – America Needs You (ANY) today
announced that after serving as ANY’s Chief Executive Officer for five years, and prior to that, four years as a founding Board member, Kimberly Harris is moving to Washington, D.C. and stepping down from her role as CEO. ANY’s National Board has appointed Marianna Tu as the new CEO. Ms. Harris will remain at ANY until June 1st to oversee the transition; Ms. Tu will officially assume the role on April 1st.

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ANY-IL Featured on WGN-TV

ANY-IL Featured on WGN-TV 2/23/2017 Julie Hoffmann, ANY-IL Executive Director, and Ben, a 2015 Illinois Fellow, were featured on WGN-TV. Click here to watch the segment.

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America Needs You on NY1 Online

America Needs You on NY1 Online 12/21/2015 NY1 Online: Winners of Nonprofit Excellence Awards Suggest Innovative Ways to Help NYers By Inside City Hall Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 09:17

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America Needs You

Summer Internship Superstars

SUMMER 2022 INTERNSHIP SUPERSTARS From the West Coast to the White House Campus Elizabeth, ANY-CA Fellow Alumna USC rising Junior and ANY Fellow Alumna Elizabeth is a double major in

Read More »
Media, Awards and Recognition
Jake Moreno Coplon

To Make Room for First-Gen Students, End Legacy Admissions

At many of the highest-ranked colleges and universities in the U.S., from 10 to 15 percent of their spots go to legacies. Once this practice is eliminated, we could begin to make up for more than a century of exclusion by reserving these spots for first-generation college students.

Read More »

America Needs You Newsletter – May 2022

What’s New at ANY: Program Graduation, Campus Partnerships, and the Power of Friendship Celebrating our ANY Fellows Program Graduates Partnership Highlight: FirstGenU & Saint Peter’s University Meet Your New Best

Read More »

Meet ANY’s New CEO

Meet ANY’s New CEO After launching a public search in December 2021 and assessing 248 candidates, we are happy to announce ANY’s new CEO! Jake Moreno Coplon will be joining

Read More »

Celebrating Black Mentorship

Celebrating Black Mentorship Although the national recognition of Black History Month came to a close on Monday, our learning and celebration does not end. Black history isn’t just Black history,

Read More »
News
America Needs You

A Message From Our Governing Board

A Message From Our Governing Board Dear ANY Community, America Needs You (ANY) celebrates champions for first-generation college students and those who embody our mission. After ten extraordinary years of

Read More »

#BecauseImFirst 2021

#BecauseImFirst 2021 11/08/2021 On November 8th, ANY participated in a national conversation to celebrate first-generation college students. Using the hashtag #BecauseImFirst, our community shared the challenges, triumphs, and strengths that come

Read More »
Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Huiling

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Huiling 7/09/2021 Huiling Cai – 2017 Fellow Huiling is a Fellow alumna  of our 2017 cohort. She transferred from LaGuardia Community College to Fordham University

Read More »

Celebrating 2021’s First-Generation Graduates

Celebrating 2021’s First-Generation Graduates 6/10/2021 This summer, we’re celebrating the Class of 2021’s first-generation college graduates on their momentous achievement. Our social media highlights several ANY alumni grads who described

Read More »

ANY Featured by Brunswick Group

ANY Featured by Brunswick Group 6/04/2021 ANY CEO Marianna Tu speaks with Brunswick’s Melissa Epstein about helping first-generation university students to successful graduation and employment. Read the full conversation here.

Read More »
Gorick-Headshot-and-Book
Student Updates
America Needs You

Unspoken Rules: Interview with Gorick Ng

Unspoken Rules: Interview with Gorick Ng 5/20/2021 ANY Ceo Marianna Tu recently interviewed Gorick Ng, a first-generation college graduate and career advisor at Harvard. His new book, The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to

Read More »
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Student Updates
America Needs You

Dedication & Direction: Jake’s Story

Dedication & Direction: Jake’s Story Jake joined America Needs You during an emotionally difficult period in his life. What started out as a diversion turned into a passion and, ultimately,

Read More »

#BecauseImFirst 2020

#BecauseImFirst 2020 11/13/2020 On Sunday, November 8th, ANY participated in a national conversation to celebrate first-generation college students. Using the hashtag #BecauseImFirst, our community shared the challenges, triumphs, and strengths that come

Read More »

ANY Featured in The Network Journal

ANY Featured in The Network Journal 8/03/2020 The Network Journal interviewed ANY CEO Marianna Tu about the organization’s work and operating during the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to read the interview.

Read More »

ANY Alumni Featured on Today Show

ANY Alumni Featured on Today Show 8/03/2020 The Today Show recently featured ANY alumni Jeff McClellan and Damien Hooper-Campbell to share their story of mentorship. Click here to watch the segment.

Read More »
Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Danielle

Meet Our Fellow Alumni — Danielle We believe in the power of career development and mentorship to transform lives and entire communities. We talked with several Fellow alumni and heard

Read More »
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Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Felix

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Felix We believe in the power of career development and mentorship to transform lives and entire communities. We talked with several Fellow alumni and heard

Read More »
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Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Richard

Meet Our Fellow Alumni — Richard We believe in the power of career development and mentorship to transform lives and entire communities. We talked with several Fellow alumni and heard

Read More »
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Student Updates
America Needs You

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Brittany

Meet Our Fellow Alumni – Brittany We believe in the power of career development and mentorship to transform lives and entire communities. We talked with several Fellow alumni and heard

Read More »

America Needs You Announces New CEO – Marianna Tu

New York, New York – March 21, 2018 – America Needs You (ANY) today
announced that after serving as ANY’s Chief Executive Officer for five years, and prior to that, four years as a founding Board member, Kimberly Harris is moving to Washington, D.C. and stepping down from her role as CEO. ANY’s National Board has appointed Marianna Tu as the new CEO. Ms. Harris will remain at ANY until June 1st to oversee the transition; Ms. Tu will officially assume the role on April 1st.

Read More »

ANY-IL Featured on WGN-TV

ANY-IL Featured on WGN-TV 2/23/2017 Julie Hoffmann, ANY-IL Executive Director, and Ben, a 2015 Illinois Fellow, were featured on WGN-TV. Click here to watch the segment.

Read More »

America Needs You on NY1 Online

America Needs You on NY1 Online 12/21/2015 NY1 Online: Winners of Nonprofit Excellence Awards Suggest Innovative Ways to Help NYers By Inside City Hall Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 09:17

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