Introducing the GTT Teacher Training ...

This year, GTT’s week in Colorado will be about more than just cultivating student leaders and philanthropists. David Streight, who was introduced as Grab The Torch’s first Senior Fellow earlier this year, is spearheading a new program tailored to educators. From June 26-28, Building Leaders for the Common Good in Schools will provide teachers from […]

What to Expect From Colorado ’1...

It’s finally that time of year, everyone. We’re just a little over a week away from our first Summer Institute of 2016 in Denver, Colorado! Various GTT players have spent months planning and preparing for these upcoming eight days, but our team knows all the hard work will be worth it, as it is every […]

I was super nervous but super excited...

I was super nervous but super excited…

I was super nervous but super excited… In the midst of the 2013 summer heat in Harlem NY, I was awaiting a whole new adventure that I had only seen in movies and TV shows with faces that I could never recognize because they did not look like me, because they did not share the […]

GTT Founder Dave Aldrich Runs Boston

GTT Founder Dave Aldrich Runs Boston

As our founder Dave Aldrich entered Kenmore Square to start his final mile of the Boston Marathon on Monday, he shared hugs and high fives with Coral and Pam Santos (GTT alumna and parent) and Angeli Rodriguez (GTT alumna and intern). Dave wore the GTT logo on his t-shirt but his love and commitment to Grab The […]

Team GTT: Jill Wine

After a beautiful Friday like this one, we can only hope the weather in Boston is just as great on Marathon Monday. That being said, it’s hard to believe that the race is just 3 DAYS away! We thought you should get to know the runners you’ll be cheering on before then. The first member of […]

I remember how excited I was…

I remember how excited I was…

I remember how excited I was when I received the email that I had been accepted to Grab the Torch’s Colorado Institute. I could not wait to call my family and tell them the great news! I would son be hopping on a plane from Hartford to Denver, a city I had never seen before. […]