Jessica Goldberg is a 2016 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award Recipient and the founder of Performing for Pencils, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides disadvantaged school students with the basic school supplies they need to be successful learners.
By Jessica Goldberg
Giving Students Hope, One Pencil at a Time
I was surprised to learn, while volunteering as a teaching assistant for severely underprivileged students at St. Louis Aim High, that the students I was trying to tutor did not have even the basic tools to succeed and excel in school. In August 2013, I co-founded Performing for Pencils, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides…
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