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Our Mission

ALL WAYS UP helps first-generation and low-income youth get to AND through college. By providing scholarships, support for other non-profit organizations, and annual leadership summits, we are working to bridge the gap between ambition and opportunity to break the generational cycle of poverty.

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Meet the Staff!

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LEE SCHUBE

Executive Director and Board Member

Lee Schube is the Executive Director of ALL WAYS UP, working to increase the Foundation’s impact on the lives of low-income youth and families. Lee has more than fifteen years of multifaceted experience working in senior management positions of youth-oriented nonprofits. She is a trained lawyer and spent her early working years specializing in corporate law at a large international law firm. 

Lee began her work in the non-profit sector at Heart of Los Angeles, serving as the Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations and External Affairs Advisor. After spending two years as the Development Director at 826LA, Lee returned to HOLA as the Communications Director before coming to ALL WAYS UP. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of ALL WAYS UP, Lee is a member of the Board of Directors of The Change Reaction and Friends of the Children - Los Angeles.

Lee lives in Los Angeles with her husband of 35 years and has two adult sons.

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TAOS GLICKMAN

Director of Scholarship Programs

Taos Glickman is the Director of Scholarship Programs at ALL WAYS UP, focusing on student and program support. She is especially passionate about working with youth traditionally under-represented in higher education. Taos has extensive teaching and youth programming experience from kindergarten through college. This includes directing after-school and summer K-12th grade college-focused programming. In addition, Taos was a teaching assistant at the California State University Los Angeles and an instructor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she taught media, writing, and public speaking to over 100 undergraduate students.

Taos has a triple major and double minor Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, her master’s degree from the California State University, Los Angeles, and is completing her PhD doctoral dissertation in Communication at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.