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"The only people who develop human potential and character as a calling are educators. This puts the men and women who become teachers and principals in a position of unique power for helping to secure the future."

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Milken Family Foundation 40th Anniversary Photo Retrospective

Since 1982, the Milken Family Foundation has been lucky to have brilliant photographers capturing its most important moments. 

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Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law

Three Extraordinary UCLA-based Startups Receive Awards in 2022 LMI-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs Competition

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The Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience

Announcing a new partnership between The Milken Archive, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music and the Lowell Milken Family Foundation. . .

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Just announced by the Lowell Milken Institute of Business Law and Policy

“We’re undergoing a generational shift that promises to make some of the most significant changes to the universe of business law and policy in decades,” Lowell Milken says. “There is a rare and important chance to make an impact on a national scale, and the talent and vision of the people at UCLA Law and LMI make this an exciting and irresistible opportunity.”

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Making an Impact

Named the 2017 James Bryant Conant Award recipient by the Education Commission of the States, Lowell Milken has dedicated his time, knowledge and resources to create opportunities for people and communities to achieve excellence.

At the crux of that pursuit and passion has been education reform. Through his business ventures and philanthropic efforts, Lowell has provided thousands of students with high-quality teachers, thousands of talented teachers with powerful opportunities for recognition, career advancement and professional growth, and hundreds of organizations with the ideas and resources they need to make a difference in the world.

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Lowell Milken Surprises AZ Instructional Coach Jessica Zimmerman with Milken Educator Award

Milken Educator Awards Founder Lowell Milken was joined by Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman to honor instructional coach Jessica Zimmerman with the prestigious national recognition, which comes with an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize.
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2022 District Award of Excellence for Educator Effectiveness

Ascension Public Schools in Louisiana recently received NIET's 2022 District Award of Excellence for Educator Effectiveness. Ascension Parish began its partnership with NIET in 2008 to implement the TAP System for Teacher and Student Advancement, a whole-school approach to improving instruction and providing opportunities for teachers to grow as leaders, and it has since grown to become one of the top performing school districts in the state of Louisiana. 

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Lowell Milken Reflects on 40th Anniversary of the Milken Family Foundation

Since 1982, the Milken Family Foundation has led advances in education and medical research.

From the time I had the capacity to make a difference in people’s lives by means of charitable endeavors, I have been on a journey: to help people help themselves and those around them to lead productive and satisfying lives. My brother Mike and I determined not to wait until later in life to establish the Milken Family Foundation.... Read the full article here.