Youth Education & Development Programs
Afterschool Academy is an academic achievement program that helps prepare youth in grades 6 to 12 for success in college and careers. It has four components: Project Achieve (grades 6 - 7), Project Excel (grade 8), Project Ready: Mentor (grades 6 - 12), and Project Ready: PSSP (grades 8 – 12).
Black Scholars Program provides recognition, assistance, and incentives to students who achieve and maintain a “B” or better average throughout high school.
GEAR UP is a school-based program that serves students beginning in grade 8 through grade 12. The program seeks to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education by combating the multitude of challenges that prevent students from being college-ready. Staff is on-site at Leadership Academy for Young Men and East High School.
Urban League of Rochester AmeriCorps is a program that serves 10 low-income individuals and prepares them for college, work, and life. The members are placed in the Urban League of Rochester’s education programs to improve educational outcomes for economically disadvantaged children in the City of Rochester.