Impact Case Studies

HATCH is a network of world-shapers that mentor and mutually invest in one another. As positive things happen #becauseOfHATCH, the tag is used to help track the many projects and initiatives that grow from HATCH to create a global movement for good.

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Kip Morales
As a master Tai Chi Chuan (太極拳) practitioner in Tamon Naishindo internal martial arts, Kip's purpose is to promote the spirit of harmony and the people's capacity for maintaining faith in their true nature. As a teacher of high school urban youth, a board member for Junior State of America Foundation, and a senior policy fellow of educational advocates at Teach Plus, Kip pushes the boundaries of our educational system towards greater equity, civility, and worth. In such efforts, Kip attributes his team of students and teachers for making education real and our communities more harmonious.
For Students By Students – A Student Bill of Rights

A ‘for students by students’ document designed to elevate education and empower students to advocate for safe, inspiring, and equitable learning environments. This Student Bill of Rights was adopted unanimously by the LA Unified School District in 2020.

According to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, "American public schooling is, and has been, profoundly unequal in the opportunity delivered to students.." Creating a Student Bill of Rights, the team hoped to be able to use it a a guiding document to make needed educational changes that our national, state, and district educational systems have been too ineffective in addressing. Students created the Student Bill of Rights based on their own experiences and through negotiations with adult stakeholders. On Tue, June 23rd, 2020, the Los Angeles Unified School District (the second-largest school district in the nation), unanimously passed the Student Bill of Rights – a concept originally brought to life at HATCH Montana last Fall by a Lab Sprint group. Our NextGen cohort included 15 students from JSA & Alliance school district in Los Angeles. Alliance Public Schools is one of the largest and most successful public charter school networks in the country.
  • Education