Who We Are

Manifesto

We exist to equip change-makers with the tools they need to tackle complex problems in the 21st century. We fight for universal access to quality education and youth-led innovation. We deliver social innovation programs to K-12 schools that emphasize real world problem solving, social entrepreneurship, design for community, and youth activism. Our programs are available as after school programs, elective, or summer courses. Our free toolkits for innovative educators, student leaders, and entrepreneurs are available online. We operate as an educational nonprofit and social venture that forms cross-sectoral partnerships to advance student-led social innovation and access to transformative education.

 

My Journey

 
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The Problem

Public school funding in the United States comes from federal, state, and local government funds. Nearly half of these funds come from local property taxes, creating large differences in funding for schools between wealthy and impoverished communities - especially in urban and rural parts of the country.

Every year over 1.2 million students drop out of high school in the United States. The country's distressed education system has produced over 2,000 "dropout factories" - high schools that graduate less than 60% of their students. 1 in 6 students attend a dropout factory in the United States. 1 in 3 minority students (32%) attend a dropout factory, compared to 8% of white students.

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Our Solution

Cambio Labs operates as an educational nonprofit that delivers free and sponsored programs to students in low-income school districts. As a social venture, any income generated through charitable fundraising, grants, or the sale of educational toolkits and services will be administered for the purpose of offering free courses to Title 1 schools and the country's most disadvantaged students.

We help young people discover a future in entrepreneurship, civil service, and the creative sector while they develop mindsets and skills to find purpose and employment in the 21st century. Within and beyond the USA, Cambio Labs advocates for universal access to quality education and legislative policy that supports youth-led innovation. 

 

Cambio Labs

A platform for youth movements, social startups, and community designs

Equipping change-makers with the tools they need to tackle 21st century problems

Advocating for social innovation programs to be offered in American public schools


Empowering underrepresented students, teachers, and entrepreneurs

Fighting for universal access to transformative education

 

Tools for Social Innovation

Include   -  Inspire   -   Empower

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Tools for Schools

Curriculum, tutorials, and services for innovative educators & school leaders

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Tools for
Entrepreneurs

Helping entrepreneurs de-risk opportunities for scaling organizations that make impact

Coming Soon

Tools for

Youth Change-Makers

Tutorials, tools, and connections to youth movements and youth-led social ventures

Coming soon
 
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Cambio Labs

We develop tools and platforms that catalyze social innovation through entrepreneurship, community design, and service. 


We build and join movements that fight for universal access to quality education, youth empowerment, environmentalism, and democratized entrepreneurship. 

 
 
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Access to Transformative Education

 

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Access to Transformative Education

Free & Publicly Offered Social Innovation Programs for Youth

THE PROBLEM

Public school funding in the United States comes from federal, state, and local government funds. Nearly half of these funds come from local property taxes, creating large differences in funding for schools between wealthy and impoverished communities - especially in urban and rural parts of the country.

Every year over 1.2 million students drop out of high school in the United States. The country's distressed education system has produced over 2,000 "dropout factories" - high schools that graduate less than 60% of their students. 1 in 6 students attend a dropout factory in the United States. 1 in 3 minority students (32%) attend a dropout factory, compared to 8% of white students.

OUR SOLUTION

Cambio Labs operates as an educational nonprofit that delivers free and sponsored programs to students in low-income school districts. As a social venture, any income generated through charitable fundraising, grants, or the sale of educational toolkits and services will be administered for the purpose of offering free courses to Title 1 schools and the country's most disadvantaged students.

We help young people discover a future in entrepreneurship, civil service, and the creative sector while they develop mindsets and skills to find purpose and employment in the 21st century. Within and beyond the USA, Cambio Labs advocates for universal access to quality education and legislative policy that supports youth-led innovation. 

Learn More about Free Courses
Support our Movement
 

Tools for Social Innovation

Include   -  Inspire   -   Empower

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Tools for                 

Students & Schools

Curriculum, tutorials, and services for innovative students

 educators & school leaders

Tools for
Entrepreneurs

Helping social entrepreneurs de-risk opportunities for scaling organizations that make impact

Coming Soon

Tools for

Workers

Tools to help workers upskill and reskill for recovery and a future green economy

Coming soon
 
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Start your Entrepreneurial Journey

Journey: a gamified platform & virtual accelerator

Video Lessons, Challenges, Resources, Points and Rewards for Entrepreneurs and Startup Teams

 

Partner with us

We deliver social innovation programs that emphasize real world problem solving, social entrepreneurship, design for community, and youth activism. Our programs are available as after school, elective, or summer courses. 

Partner with us as K-12 school leaders, teachers, and young innovators that will solve the world's most urgent social and environmental problems in the 21st century. Support our movement as donors, government partners, education advocates, and supporters of youth empowerment.

Support our Movement
 

Get to Know Us

Design thinking

Real wolrd Problem Solving

Innovator Competencies

21st Century Skills

Alignment with other stakeholders and movements like green economies

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Communities of color and low income people have been historically marginalized from business ownership, 

equal access to capital, mentorship and investment networks, and entrepreneurial education.

We prioritize and serve those communities through our free and sponsored programs.

Prioritize aid and need for low income communities, residents of NYCHA, and low income school districts of x standard

jobs in tech and business, new job placements and local business development form new business creation, new business trade and income for towns, spark entrepreneurship in your town (political pitch)

Propose partnerships and business solutions, creating pipelines for employment, funding educational and vocational programs, creative new businesses and cooperatives owned by people that 

 

Start your Entrepreneurial Journey

Journey: a gamified platform & virtual accelerator

Video Lessons, Challenges, Resources, Points and Rewards for Entrepreneurs and Startup Teams

 
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Curricular Samples

Selected slides from the Journey Program

 
 

Partner with us


As K12 teachers and school leaders.

As young innovators that will solve the 21st century's most urgent problems.

As incubators and workforce development centers.

As employers that want to diversify and disrupt their industries.

As donors, advocates, or government partners that want to support youth empowerment through entrepreneurship.


Be the Cambio.


Join us on our Journey!