Aparecio Foundation Stereotype Threat Campaign

 
$75
$59,925
Raised
Remaining

Summary

This public education campaign will engage, empower and educate young people concerning negative stereotypes that suppress student achievement, especially those affecting women.The campaign aims to reduce or eliminate negative stereotypes that threaten how students evaluate themselves.Our campaign will pay special attention to stereotype threats that affect women and that widen the gap in educational achievement, specifically stereotypes that alter academic identity and intellectual performance.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The campaign aims to reduce or eliminate negative stereotypes that threaten how students evaluate themselves.

How will this project solve this problem?

The ApareciĆ³ Foundation works to develop public education campaign designed to engage, educate, empower and raise awareness among young people about negative stereotypes that suppress student achievement, especially those affecting women.

Potential Long Term Impact

Our intention is to provide students, educators and the public with tools or techniques that can be used to reduce or eliminate performance deficits resulting from stereotype threat or social identity contingencies.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $75

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $75 .  The original project funding goal was $60,000.

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Jessica George

Chicago, IL United States

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