Exposure to mentors for direct exposure to careers that can be pursued directly after high school, including entrepreneurship.
Participation in workshops and trainings that develop their ability to live self- sufficiently, participate in community, advocate for themselves, and make long-term decisions.
Youth of color invest for the future, access higher
wages, take on less debt,
habits., and have a positive
relationship with money.
Our signature programs will help our youth be EXCEPTIONAL.
Life Skill Programming
Life skill development programming will include:
Public speaking workshops, home economics workshops
civics education, etiquette classes, and arts/culture appreciation events.
Career Exploration Programming
Those programming activities include:
Industry exploration events, career dating/mentor matching, entrepreneurship training, and trade and internship matching.
Ideally, we will be able to provide scholarships that cover entry into trade and other uncommon career fields.
Financial Knowledge Programming
Financial knowledge programming will pair with career programming to include:
Workshops on financial aid, creditworthiness, budgeting, and investment practices.
Youth Advocacy Summit
Programming will culminate at the annual youth advocacy
The summit will provide a space to showcase the work students have done throughout the year to explore careers, develop life skills, and grow in their financial understanding. Invited speakers
and visitors will listen to our youth graduates and support their calls for action.
Here to cultivate higher standards of excellence and service in our youth of color through education and experience, life skill development, financial education and youth advocacy.