In The News

A select sampling of news about the Milken Family Foundation and its initiatives. 
For more news about the Milken Family Foundation initiatives, please see the links on the right.


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Awards Recognize a Talent for Education
Beverly Press | Park Labrea News  |  October 14, 2021  |  Los Angeles, CA (JEA)


Slaton ISD Included in $12 Million Grant to Improve Teaching, Combat COVID-19 Learning Loss
KCBD-TV  |  NBC  |  October 05, 2021  |  Lubbock, TX (NIET)


New Iberia Sixth-Grader Features Great Grandfather’s Civil Rights Legacy in Award Winning Documentary
Acadiana Advocate  |  October 03, 2021  |  Baton Rouge, LA (LMC)


EP 10th Grader Sasha Allen Wins Documentary Grand Prize
Eden Prairie Local News  |  October 02, 2021  |  Eden Prairie, MN (LMC)


Iberia Parish Elementary Student Wins National Award for Documentary
KATC-TV  |  ABC  |  September 30, 2021  |  Lafayette, LA (LMC)


Jefferson Island Elementary Student Wins for Documentary About Great-Grandfather, TJ Jemison
The Daily Iberian  |  September 29, 2021  |  New Iberia, LA (LMC)


National Institute for Excellence in Teaching Mentors Educators
KAGS-TV  |  NBC  |  September 28, 2021  |  Waco, TX (NIET)


Practicing Civil Discourse in Polarized Times isn’t Easy, But it Can Bring People Together
The Cascadia Advocate  |  August 30, 2021  |  Redmond, WA (MEA)


Milken Foundation Gives $1.2M In Response To Mental Health Crisis
Patch.com  |  August 19, 2021  |  Santa Monica, CA


Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes
KSN-TV  |  NBC  |  August 09, 2021  |  Wichita, KS (LMC)


Fort Scott Has Been Chosen as One of The Seven Small Towns to Visit in Kansas
KODE-TV  |  ABC  |  July 21, 2021  |  Joplin, MO (LMC)


El Programa Milken Scholars Eligió a Once Studiantes de Los Ángeles, Incluyendo a Seis de Origen Hispano
El Clasificado  |  July 13, 2021  |  Norwalk, CA (MSP)


Los Angeles High School Stars Receive Milken Scholars Award
The Rafu Shimpo  |  July 10, 2021  |  Los Angeles, CA (MSP)


Your Next Summer Adventure Awaits in Kansas
KSNT-TV/KTMJ-TV  |  NBC/FOX  |  July 08, 2021  |  Topeka, KS (LMC)


Newark Charter Teacher Awarded with a Fellowship
The Newark Post  |  July 02, 2021  |  Elkton, MD (LMC)


Granada Hills High Grad Receives Milken Scholarship
San Fernando Valley Sun  |  July 01, 2021  |  San Fernando, CA (MSP)


Enterprising Indian American, Bangladeshi American Students Named Among 2021 Group of Milken Scholars
India-West  |  July 01, 2021  |  San Leandro, CA (MSP)


2021 Milken Scholars Named
Beverly Press  |  July 01, 2021  |  Beverly Hills, CA (MSP)


The Soundtrack of the Jewish People
Moment Magazine  |  June 29, 2021  |  Washington, DC (MA)


The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes is Expanding
KODE-TV  |  ABC  |  June 29, 2021  |  Joplin MO (LMC)


Annually, “The Milken Center” Recognizes Great Educators Nationally
KODE-TV  |  ABC  |  June 29, 2021  |  Joplin, MO (LMC)


New Fort Scott Park to Honor “Unsung Heroes”
KOAM-TV  |  CBS  |  June 29, 2021  |  Pittsburg, KS (LMC)


Exceptional Palos Verdes Student To Receive $10K Scholarship
Patch.com  |  June 28, 2021  |  Palos Verdes, CA (MSP)


Jahin Rahman and Ashfah Alam are Students for Change
Seema  |  June 19, 2021  |  Pennington, NJ (MSP)


Stuyvesant Watson Jiang Jiexi Receives the Milken Scholars Scholarship
World Journal  |  June 15, 2021  |  New York, NY (MSP)


B-TV Students Win International Art Contest, Video Competition
The Herald-Times  |  USA Today Network  |  June 14, 2021  |  Bloomington, IN (LMC)


Joplin Student a Winner in Lowell Milken Center's International Art Competition
The Joplin Globe  |  June 11, 2021  |  Joplin, MO (LMC)


Issaquah High School Student Wins International Art Competition
Issaquah Reporter  |  June 11, 2021  |  Issaquah, WA (LMC)


Buhler Teacher Named Lowell Milken Center Fellow
The Hutchinson News  |  USA Today Network  |  June 09, 2021  |  Hutchinson, KS (LMC)


Jacksonville Student Recreates Boyhood Diary of Holocaust Survivor, Wins International Honor
The Florida Times-Union  |  USA Today Network  |  June 08, 2021  |  Jacksonville, FL (LMC)


LaVilla School For The Arts 8th Grader Wins International Art Award
WJCT-FM  |  NPR  |  June 04, 2021  |  Jacksonville, FL (LMC)


'We Are the Melting Pot of Marion County': South Side School Honored for Educational Excellence
WRTV-TV  |  ABC  |  April 13, 2021  |  Indianapolis, IN (NIET)


Enjoy Jewish Music This April Through MAJE
Park LaBrea News | Beverly Press  |  April 08, 2021  |  Los Angeles, CA (MA)


Ali Kriegsman Shares Story Behind Successful Technology Company Bulletin
Today  |  WNBC-TV  |  April 06, 2021  |  New York, NY (MSP)


“For the Love of Opera: Celebrating RBG’s 88th Birthday”
The Los Angeles Times  |  March 18, 2021  |  Los Angeles, CA (MA)


On New Album and in Virtual Concerts, Iris Orchestra is Undaunted
Memphis Flyer  |  February 19, 2021  |  Memphis, TN (MA)


In Navajo Nation, a Star Superintendent Draws on His Ties to the Community
EdWeek  |  February 17, 2021  |  Bethesda, MD (NIET)


Prairie View Elementary Named Finalist for Teacher Excellence Award
WSBT-TV  |  CBS/FOX  |  February 11, 2021  |  Mishawaka, IN (NIET)


WATCH --> North DeSoto High Receives $10,000, Honored by NIET
KSLA-TV  |  CBS  |  February 10, 2021  |  Shreveport, LA (NIET)


I Will Not Remain Silent
Religion Prof: The Blog of James F. McGrath: I Will Not Remain Silent  |  Patheos  |  February 04, 2021  |  Indianapolis, IN (MA)


LISTEN --> Bruce Adolphe, Composer of the New Milken Archive Release "I Will Not Remain Silent"
Too Jewish with Rabbi Sam Cohon and Friends  |  February 01, 2021  |  Tucson, AZ (MA)


Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman got her Start as a Milken Scholar
Jewish Insider  |  January 26, 2021  |  New York, NY (MSP)


New Milken Archive of Jewish Music Album By Composer Bruce Adolphe Speaks to Past, Present, Future
Milken Archive of Jewish Music  |  January 25, 2021  |  Santa Monica, CA (MA)