An optimistic take on U.S. education
Kindergarten-Grade 12
Think education in the U.S. is broken? Why this expert is so optimistic
Optimistic about education’s future? Kerry McDonald sees a bright horizon with more student-centered learning spaces emerging. From microschools to homeschooling co-ops, she believes education can and should be a joyful journey for every child: More
These States Are Simplifying Regulations For Economic Growth
Economic Progress
Idaho, Ohio, and Virginia are cutting red tape and paving the way to economic abundance 
Discover how Ohio, Idaho, and Virginia are simplifying regulations to foster economic growth and make the process more transparent for citizens. Learn how these states are leading the charge in regulatory reform. More
Innovation in Education Is Teaching Us About Education's Future
Kindergarten-Grade 12
What innovation in education is teaching us about the future of education
A spirit of innovation, entrepreneurship, and customization is replacing a century-long trend toward standardized, one-size-fits-all educational approaches. More
12 Gifts That Give Back This Holiday Season
Economic Progress
12 gifts that give back this holiday season
This holiday season, give gifts that give back! Explore these highlights from Stand Together Foundation’s Gift Guide for meaningful presents that empower individuals from all walks of life, from survivors of trafficking to those overcoming addiction. More
Forest School Uses Outdoor Therapy To Help Children Thrive
Kindergarten-Grade 12
Meet the outdoor school where recess lasts all day and children thrive
The forest school model is having transformational results. One founder explains how it taps into children’s natural curiosity about the world and allows them to develop in their own way, at their own pace. More
She changed her mind on the war on drugs
Criminal Justice
I changed my mind on how to tackle drug addiction
Christina Dent, foster mother and president of @EndItForGood, shares her transformative journey from thinking “only bad people use drugs” to advocating for health-centered drug policies. Her insights challenge the status quo, offering hope and dignity for those battling substance use disorders. More

Press Releases
Discover how the FIA Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix showcased diverse career opportunities within motorsports. High school students got a behind-the-scenes look, emphasizing the value of varied career avenues. More
November 7, 2023
Acrisure Arena, together with the arena’s exclusive social impact partner Stand Together, announced the launch of an elevated non-alcoholic beverage program. More
October 23, 2023
Learning Lab Wichita, a collaborative hub and co-learning space centered on providing resources, community, and support to education entrepreneurs, celebrated the launch of construction on its new permanent location at Union Station in downtown Wichita. More
October 13, 2023
Statement from Stand Together regarding the events unfolding in Israel. More
Forbes has published three articles featuring Stand Together founder Charles Koch. Koch discusses his philanthropy, the principles that underpin his success, and why his legacy will endure.  More
October 12, 2023
At 1 Million Strong’s signature sober-supportive retreat, attendees can find a relaxing space to cool off at Bourbon and Beyond & Louder Than Life. More
September 14, 2023
Over the past year, 1 Million Strong has united the music industry, artists, & fans to create inclusive sober spaces & encourage open conversations about recovery. More
September 13, 2023
The NonProfit Times has named Stand Together’s Brian Hooks to its 2023 “Power and Influence Top 50” list, which recognizes the top executives working in the nonprofit sector. More
August 2, 2023
Khan Lab School welcomes Kyle Ellison as Founding School Director in Wichita, the organization’s first expanded location outside of California. More
July 10, 2023