Program and Services
Preparing males for Enrollment, Enlistment, Entrepreneurship, Employment and Empowerment
Phase I: The Institute for Leadership Education and Development (iLEAD)
Our curriculum-based authentic world changers training workshops, seminars, retreats and conferences are designed to train students, parents and community leaders on principles of leadership to apply in their sphere of influence. With training occurring throughout the year, participants will experience opportunities to grow spiritually, mentally, emotionally and socially to become growing leaders who become authentic world changers.
Phase III: Data Driven Afterschool Programming
Our afterschool programming focuses on our functional values of Engagement, Enrichment and Empowerment. We offer activities in academic tutoring, SAT/ACT prep, mentoring, Saturday Enrichments, college and cultural visits, financial literacy, book clubs, parental sessions, business partnerships, job shadowing opportunities and career-related guest speakers.
Our four-step process allow students to:
Uncover what problem they desire to solve in the world
Define that career/entrepreneur pursuit
Discover the major that meets the need
Explore the appropriate postsecondary educational institution to meet this gift and purpose in life.
Phase V: Continuation High School
Our program transforms young males grades 9th-12th from traditionally underserved populations through a high quality, engaging, college preparatory program that results in closing the opportunity gap and graduates succeeding in college and life.
Phase VI: Middle School
Our program transform young males grades 6th-8th from traditionally underserved populations through a high quality, engaging, college preparatory program that results in closing the opportunity gap and graduates succeeding in college and life.
Phase IV: H.O.P.E. Center
H.O.P.E students who have been suspended from school will be provided an opportunity to attend our program versus returning to unstructured learning and home environments to serve their time away from school. Serving as a supplemental enrichment environment, our program serves in partnership to decrease the number of students who drop out of school each year. Our blended program provides academic instruction, both face to face and online, mentoring coaches, curriculum based workshops classes designed to work on such skills as anger management, conflict resolution and other skills to promote college access and future readiness.
Phase VII: Adult Education
Our adult education program is designed to provide “second chances” for adults to earn credentials toward a high school diploma and/or general education diploma and career readiness activities. Our program focuses on career readiness by provide training in high school credentials, workshop and seminars on life skills and financial literacy to have adults function as authentic productive members of society with global awareness, preparedness and spiritual enrichment
Phase II: Summer Camp/Saturday Enrichment
Our curriculum based summer camps are designed to engage youth in activities and college visitation focused on preparing youth for enrollment, enlistment, entrepreneurship, employment and empowerment.
Saturday Enrichment is held monthly for males to experience hands on learning activities and life skills to develop their leadership skills.