Surge Institute and Black Principals Network Join Together to Further Community Building and Growth Among Black Principals

Surge Welcomes new Vice President of Alumni Impact

Surge welcomes the newest class of Surge Fellows in Indianapolis

Surge Institute Announces Virtual Summit in Service to Black Male Educators across the United States

#SurgeForMore Results | How did the Surge Community reclaim philanthropy in 2021?

(CHICAGO, IL – January 12, 2022) We are excited to share the results from last year’s end-of-year giving campaign, #SurgeForMore. Through the support, generosity and love we received from our community, we were able to raise over $189,000 and received more than 230 individual gifts! We are eternally grateful to everyone who invested in our […]

Surge Institute Welcomes Fourth Academy Cohort and the First in Washington, DC

(WASHINGTON, DC – December 16th, 2021) In partnership with Education Forward DC, the Surge Institute expanded their Academy fellowship program to Washington, DC earlier this year, and today, the organization officially welcomes 12 leaders from across the area to its fourth Academy cohort & inaugural DC cohort.  The Surge Academy is a best-in-class program for […]

Meet the New Faces of the Surge Leadership Team

(Chicago, IL – October 13, 2021) The Surge Institute is excited to share that our National Leadership Team is once again growing in a very special way. Stepping into the movement are three leaders who will support #TheSurgeAhead into the future, expanding and supporting our work through their bountiful, rich experience in leading program and […]

Chicago Program Director Interviewed on WCPT 820 – Chicago’s Progressive Talk

(Chicago, IL – September 16, 2021) Cecily Relucio, Surge Chicago Program Director, was interviewed on Chicago’s WCPT 820 – Chicago’s Progressive Talk. During the segment, Cecily connected with Joan Esposito to speak on Surge’s national work, our fellow and alumni community and why this work is critical for young people and communities of color. You […]

Celebrating Surge Staff Members in Transition!

(Chicago, IL – September 15th, 2021) Over the summer season, Surge has continued to develop, expand and evolve into the next chapter as a national movement: last month the 2022 Chicago and Oakland Surge Fellowship cohorts were announced, and the organization is in the early stages of recruiting leaders for the inaugural Washington DC Surge […]

Introducing the 15 Leaders of Color of the 2022 Chicago Surge Fellowship Cohort

(CHICAGO, IL – September 7th, 2021) As the Surge Institute approaches its seventh year as a national organization, the community is honored to welcome 15 emerging leaders of color who will join this movement as part of the 2022 Surge Fellowship cohort in Chicago. Joining the Surge family from all areas of work that serve […]