"Equity is our students standing as themselves, dreaming without limits, accessing opportunities, helping their families, lifting their communities, impacting their world. Equity is our reason for being, our solution, and the world we want to live in."
- YURI SHANE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Create opportunities for high-potential students from low-income households to define their individual path through high school, college, and career, ultimately benefiting the lives of others.
Equity in opportunity
for all students.
We use these values to guide our work:
We do this by supporting talented students who have power to make great impact, focusing on their individual needs and career dreams.
(National Student Clearinghouse
(The Brookings Institution)
Personalized college counseling, SAT/ACT test prep, and college application/essay support
Of low-income students who enroll in college, only 1 in 10 will graduate before age 25.
(Whither Opportunity: Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children's Life Chances)