Keep On Pushing 2017

The Algebra Project and The Young People's Project cordially invite you to join us in celebrating 55+ years of our collective work to raise the floor for STEM literacy across the country, with an evening of music, food, friends and fun.

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We will share our new vision for a national "bottom-up" alliance focused on ensuring math literacy for children in the bottom quartile, building off of organizing principles of the Civil Rights Movement.

"Keep On Pushing" Awardees
This year we will honor Mel King, Theresa Perry, and Dennis Benzan, educators and activists who are dedicated and committed to fighting for quality education as a right for all. 

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Appetizers, Refreshments, Beer & Wine will be served.

Host Committee
Lori Britton, Toper Carew, Courtland Cox, Mike Culver, Jean Entine, Diane Feldman, Chad Milner, Khari Milner, Omo Moses, John Mudd, Paul Parravano, Toni Ross, Robert Schenkkan, David Shapiro, Gail Willett

"I cannot make the event, but I would still like to contribute." DONATE HERE.

Event Sponsorship Opportunities*
$500+ Host Committee
$2500+ Algebra Sponsor
$5000+ Geometry Sponsor
$10000+ Trigonometry Sponsor
$20000+ Calculus Title Sponsor

*Please contact Event Organizer, Shilo Kuriakose (, for sponsorship opportunities or to join the Host Committee. 


Why not DOUBLE your fun?

Come to KOP 2017 AND enjoy Jimmy Tingle's LIVE one man show "Humor For Humanity" the following Saturday 2/4/17 at the Sanders Theatre in Harvard Square.  

DISCOUNTED COMBO RATE $60  (KOP + Jimmy Tingle "Humor for Humanity")


About Jimmy Tingle
From The Tonight Show and 60 Minutes II comedian and commentator Jimmy Tingle is using his one-man show Jimmy Tingle: Humor for Humanity on February 4th 2017 at Harvard’s Sanders Theatre to help raise spirits, funds and awareness for The Young People’s Project.

(*If you can only make Jimmy's show, not to worry, we'll forgive you ;). Click here and enter "YPP" as the promo code and you can still support our work with your purchase.)


February 02, 2017 at 6pm - 8:30pm
Microsoft NERD Center
One Memorial Drive
1st Floor Conference Center
Cambridge, MA 02142
United States
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Shilo Kuriakose ·

Will you come?

$60.00 General Admission + Jimmy Tingle's Humor for Humanity @ Sanders Theatre
COMBO TICKET: Includes one (1) ticket to KOP 2017 on Thursday 2/1 AND one (1) discounted mezanine ticket to "Jimmy Tingle: Humor for Humanity" @ Sanders Theatre in Harvard Square on Saturday 2/4.
$40.00 General Admission (advance ticket price)
$25.00 Student Ticket (student id required at check-in)