Way to go Taj!!

Congratulations to Taj Zuniga for passing the Level 1 IC3 Digital Literacy certification!  The Internet Core Competency Certification (IC3) is the worldwide benchmark to gauge a student’s understanding of computer systems like hardware, software, firmware,...

Comedy Night Fundraiser Success!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for fun and laughs on May 20.  Thanks to your generosity, we raised almost $6000 and brought many new donors into the RBA family!  A big round of applause for our Associate Board who organized the event!

Broadband Benefit program

THE EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM – Funds are limited. Apply Today! Consumers in low-income households can sign up for $50 off their internet service as part of a new federal program starting today, Axios’ Margaret Harding McGill reports. Why it...

Spring Fundraiser

We’ve teamed up with @thebonfirelive to bring you a night of laughs with a virtual comedy show on Thursday, May 20. Starting at 6 pm CT, the event features stand out comedians @mrjaywashington and @martinmmorrow to benefit RBA. Get your tickets here:...

See Tex Mitchell’s story in Silk Road Rising’s Streaming Event!

We are thrilled to announce that Tex Mitchell was selected as one of only four students in Chicago to have his story performed in Silk Road Rising’s EPIC virtual event “Black Teen Lives Matter: Family Stories”. The playwrights chosen for Black Teen Lives Matter:...

MDRT Foundation Grant Award!

We are thrilled to learn that Ryan Banks Academy has been awarded a Quality of Life grant from the MDRT Foundation! Through its global grants programs, the MDRT Foundation is committed to building stronger families and communities around the globe. This year, the MDRT...

Alexandra’s Story: “Why I Do This”

Hello, current and potential RBA supporters!  My name is Alexandra Murman. I am a yoga studio owner and an inspired and honored supporter of Valerie Groth and the RBA team.  When I heard about their holiday campaign being centered around “Resiliency”, I jumped at the...

Buy A Burger & Beer = Support RBA During The Month Of January!

Happy New Year from RBA! We’re excited to share that during the month of January, Kuma’s Corner – a restaurant with 4 Chicagoland locations (Chicago on Belmont, Chicago West Loop, Vernon Hills, Schaumburg) as well as Indy and Denver locations –...

Happy New Year – And A Song Written And Performed By RBA Students!

Dear Ryan Banks Academy Supporters,  What is the biggest recurring theme for the most successful people, regardless of their field? Resilience! The ability to face great adversity, endure it, and come out even better on the other side. I’ve served on RBA’s board since...