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Youth Tech provides job training and experience, mentoring, and social-emotional learning to young men in Chicago.

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Saturday University

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Young Black Men of Honor Mentoring Program

The Black Star Project's Young Black Men of Honor Mentor Program serves young Black men in Chicago ages 12 to 18.

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Destination College

"Urban college-bound minority high school students in Chicago have high educational ambitions, but many lack the college-planning information they need to make informed choices on how to realize these ambitions," says a recent study by ACT, Inc. with cooperation from the Council of Great City Schools.  "These students are ambitious and highly motivated" said Richard Noeth, ACT's director of policy research and co-author of the study, "but many didn't receive the help they needed, when they needed it, to adequately prepare for college."

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Student Motivation and Mentoring Program

The Black Star Project's Student Motivation and Mentoring Program, created in 1996, follows a classroom-mentoring program model that strives to:

  • Inspire and motivate students to do well in school

  • Expose students to various college and career options

  • Encourage students towards healthy and positive lives

  • Help students to create viable life plans and make good decisions

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Cities that participated in MLK Mentoring Day

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