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Voqal’s Fellowship is an investment in people as individuals and budding entrepreneurs. It is a talent and startup accelerator that targets those historically left on the outside for a chance to enact their vision at center stage. Yesterday, we announced the 2022 Voqal Fellowship recipients. If you haven’t had time to check it out, you

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Last week, SXSW EDU returned to Austin, Texas for the first time since the COVID pandemic began. The conference brought together teachers, policymakers, ed-tech company professionals, and others to discuss the current state of education in the country and learn what the future holds for our education system. Some themes felt throughout this year’s conference

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2021 was a year of immense change for many in this country, including Voqal. While we began our path towards an organizational culture that reflects our vision a few years ago, 2021 saw us take several steps towards achieving alignment between our mission and the way we operate. While made some real progress over the

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In 2021, Voqal took more steps in its journey towards becoming an organization more aligned with our vision of a socially equitable society. We continue to realize that just having a mission isn’t enough, but that living that mission in every aspect of our work is key to realizing our goals. Earlier this month, we

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We are excited to announce the release of Voqal’s 2021 Annual Report. This year, considering the increasingly remote world we find ourselves in, we made the decision to create an all-digital annual report microsite. We also changed the format up a bit, to reflect our efforts to better align Voqal’s work with our mission and

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At Voqal we think it is important to acknowledge and honor the diversity of our communities. That’s why we think it is important to celebrate monthly observances like National Native American Heritage Month. This month is a time to recognize and honor the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important

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Earlier this week, President Biden signed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. We are excited about this historic $1 trillion investment in our country’s infrastructure. We applaud the makers of this bill for including money to expand broadband internet access and adoption. Read on to learn how this bill will make a

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At Voqal, we believe the right to vote is a pillar of a strong democracy. It’s why we support making elections as accessible as possible. Unfortunately, ease of access to voting varies differently from state to state. To try and put a spotlight on this reality, and the issues it causes, we had Voqal employees

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Voqal believes that a socially equitable world is impossible without a community that is engaged in our democracy. One of the most effective ways to accomplish this is at the ballot box. Whether it’s electing officials that represent your community and its interests or voting on ballot measures aimed at improving your everyday life, voting

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Earlier this week, Voqal joined Engine and over 70 other organizations in a letter to Congress that implores the body to create a path to citizenship for Dreamers (also known as DACA recipients). Dreamers are young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, who have lived and gone to school here,

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