Education is truly the gateway to better opportunities. It creates better citizens who are open-minded and actively work towards a more peaceful world.
— Yasmine Arrington

Through her nonprofit ScholarCHIPS (CHildren of Incarcerated ParentS), Yasmine ensures that young people with an incarcerated parent have the opportunity to receive and education and break the cycle of incarceration.

Watch a conversation Yasmine recently had with US Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. on the necessity of civic engagement for young people.