“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

—Maya Angelou

At KIPP Chicago we are forward looking. We improve ourselves continuously. We push our students unceasingly. We support our alumni perpetually. We plow on. But being bound to our students’ achievement and determined to unravel knots of injustice leaves us scant opportunity to take the measure of our own successes.