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Paola Santana

Paola Santana serves as strategy officer for state policy at Lumina Foundation where she supports state efforts to increase postsecondary attainment and eliminate equity gaps through the implementation of Lumina's state policy agenda.Prior to joining Lumina, Santana led the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce’s college access and success portfolio.  She was...Read bio »

Equity Narratives: For the undocumented, it’s hard to shake the grip of fear

Feb 27, 2020

In our home country, my family was considered white and middle class. But all that changed when my family and I emigrated to the United States when I was 10 years old.

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Lumina grants bring new urgency to boosting success among students of color

July 22, 2019

Lumina Foundation has selected seven states to receive short-term grants of up to $50,000 to advance equity-minded leadership aimed at increasing post-high school learning among students of color.

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Lumina offers grants to help states advance equity-minded leadership

May 21, 2019

Lumina Foundation is offering six-month grants of up to $50,000 for states that focus on some of the essential practices needed to grow equitable educational attainment.

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