The Pine Ridge Girls' School, Porcupine, S.D.

Envisioned and co-founded by Shorr in 2016 in response to the fundamental injustice and endemic poverty on the Pine Ridge Reservation in S. Dakota, the poorest place in America.  Curriculum grounded in Lakota language and culture, as well as college prep work, pushing toward first graduating class in 2022.

www.pineridgegirlsschool.com

 

The Archer School for Girls, Los Angeles

Co-founded in response to the Clarence Thomas hearings, with the specific mission of educating young activist women to replace those old white faces who sat in judgment over Anita Hill in the Senate those bleak days.   The Archer School opened its doors in 1995, and there are 500 girls sitting in its classrooms today.

www.archer.org