Susie Kim is a 2013 New York City Corps Member who teaches 7th Grade History and Social Studies at Central Queens Academy Charter School. As an Asian American, she tries to instill in her students a sense of belonging so that they can learn to be advocates for themselves and their communities.
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Teach For America is growing the force of leaders committed to ensuring that all kids have an education that expands their opportunities and gives them more choices in life. Leadership through TFA begins in the classroom, where corps members spend at least two years in low-income communities teaching students and helping them reach their full potential. Through teaching, they develop the skills, mindsets, and relationships necessary to become lifelong advocates for students and join a nation-wide network of change-makers.