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Our Newsletter

March 2021

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The Burden She Bears

This Women's History Month, Amateka calls to conversation the challenges uniquely faced by Black women, also known as "intersectionality" of both sexism and racism.


February 2021

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A New Era for Black Excellence!

The Black Excellence Project celebrates one year during Black History Month 2021.  New book coming out this month!


January 2021

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12-Month Charter Countdown!

January 2022 marks the date that we will be officially applying for approval from the DC Public Charter School Board to become the first school that is specifically designed to confront anti-Blackness.




Pitch Deck 2021

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Newsletter Archive

December

2020

Madam Vice President-Elect Harris

What does it mean to us to have the first woman of color, HBCU graduate, Black Greek and Howard University alumna in national leadership? Hear from Amateka's leadership.

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November

2020

Afro-Latinidad

Hear a conversation about college-course, Afro-Latinidad: Black Identities in Latin America and its impact on D.C. high school students!

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October

2020

Join our Council of Elders

Our board of directors, known to us as the Council of Elders lead the growth and impact of Amateka College Prep. Join our team!

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September

2020

What is Africana?

Learn about using African-centered education to celebrate the global Black Diaspora!

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August

2020

The Black Excellence Project

Thirty 9th grade students publish their writing with Amateka!

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