100 Black Men
The 100 Black Men has expanded over the decades from classroom and school based mentoring programs to community mentoring and to deploying our mentoring concept in schools run by the 100. While improving educational achievement is a significant goal of our mentoring efforts, Mentoring the 100 Way focuses on developing our mentees from elementary school to career.
A Better Chance *
A Better Chance is the oldest and only national organization of its kind changing the life trajectory for academically talented youth of color via access to rigorous and prestigious educational opportunities for students in grades 6– 12. Our mission is to increase substantially the number of well– educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society. We carry out our mission through our signature College Preparatory Schools Program, which annually recruits, refers and supports about 500 Scholars at more than 300 Member Schools in 27 states.
After-School All-Stars provides comprehensive out-of-school programs that keep children safe and help them achieve in school and life. After-School All-Stars San Antonio provides free programs for youth ages seven to 17 in the southern sector and west area of San Antonio. Our goal is to offer children positive alternatives to gangs, drugs and violence by providing opportunities in exciting non-traditional activities. All of our programs focus on developing skills in one or more of the following areas: technology, education, life skills and sports.
Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow all while having fun. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Our Clubs serve millions of boys and girls, with thousands of Clubs at locations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Programming are in the areas of: Education & Career Programs; Character & Leadership Programs; Health & Life Skills; The Arts Programs; Sports, Fitness and Recreation; and Specialized Programs.Girls Inc.
Girls Inc. delivers life-changing programs that inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained professionals, equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. The network of local Girls Inc. nonprofit organizations serves 136,000 girls ages 6-18 annually at over 1,400 sites in 350 cities across the United States and Canada.
Horizons is a transformative, educational summer enrichment program serving low-income public school students with a broad range of academic abilities. At the heart of every Horizons community is a partnership with independent schools and/or colleges, local public schools and the Horizons program. Horizons students spend six weeks each summer on these campuses engaged in a program that blends high quality academics with cultural enrichment and confidence-building activities. Given an opportunity to attend for nine consecutive summers, Horizons students grow in skills and confidence returning to their own schools each fall better prepared.
“I Have a Dream” Foundation
The "I Have A Dream" Foundation provides long-term support to help children from low-income communities achieve their full potential by promoting personal empowerment, high school graduation, postsecondary success, and financial support for postsecondary education. Our approach is unique in that we sponsor cohorts of students in under-resourced public schools or housing developments, and work with these "Dreamers" from early elementary school all the way through high school. Upon high school graduation, each Dreamer receives guaranteed tuition assistance for higher education.
Say Yes to Education
Say Yes to Education, Inc. is a national non-profit committed to dramatically increasing high school and college graduation rates for our nation’s inner-city youth. We provide comprehensive supports, including the promise of a tuition scholarship, aligned with what research indicates is needed to enable every child to achieve his or her potential.