Mothers for Equal Education was founded in 1965, and received 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in 1968. The Mothers for Equal Education is a non-profit community development corporation committed to improving the deterioration of education primarily in the East Palo Alto and Belle Haven Community of Menlo Park. Its primary focus has been to keep the young men and women educated by giving them the opportunity to go to a Community College, University or Vocational School.