Parents Completing PIQE Program Honored
by Actress Eva Longoria
Actress, activist and philanthropist Eva Longoria congratulates mothers who completed the 9-week Parent Institute for Quality Education program at Green Dot's Animo Locke Tech Charter High School. Next to Ms. Longoria is Blain Watson the school principal.
Program Strives to Create College-Going Culture
Approximately 67 parents received the completion certificate of the Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) program at Animo Locke Tech Charter High School on Dec. 11.
Ms. Longoria delivered the keynote address honoring parents, many of whom were celebrating their first graduation of any kind. The PIQE program is one of Ms. Longoria’s philanthropic priorities.
The program is designed to empower parents to take a more active role in their children's education with the goal of earning a 4-year college degree.
The California State University has established PIQE programs at more than 115 public schools served by CSU campuses across the state.
Visit the CSU's External Relations website for more information on programs that serve diverse communities in California.
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