Empowering adults helps to uplift communities, but empowering young people helps to uplift generations. Our programs are designed to equip young metro Atlantans with the education, resources and assistance they need to realize productive futures–for themselves and for their families.
Project Ready: A College Access Program for High School Students
Project Ready is a signature program of the National Urban League (NUL) that supports 9th – 12th grade students to complete high school, connect with a high growth career path and prepare to go to college utilizing a curriculum that is comprised of three core components:
- Academic Development
- Leadership and Social Development
- Cultural and Global Awareness
At the Urban League of Greater Atlanta (ULGATL), Project Ready is operated via an in-school model that offers classroom sessions and tutoring Monday-Friday. The ULGATL Project Ready also includes:
- Self Discovery and Career Exploration
- College Readiness
- Parent Workshops
- Life Skills
- Behind the Business & College Tours
- The College Club (open to all students at the schools)
Project Ready is operated at two Atlanta Public High Schools: Crim Open Campus and West End Academy in partnership with the Office of High Schools of the Atlanta Public Schools.
Project Ready is supported by ULGATL staff, professional volunteers and members of the Atlanta Urban League Young Professionals, ULGATL members and volunteers, who tutor and mentor students in the program.
The program’s initial support came through the National Urban League, State Farm, Wachovia Bank and Turner Broadcasting. The program continues in 2011 with major support from the AT&T Foundation and additional support from Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
For more information on Project Ready, contact Tiffany King, Project Ready Facilitator at email@example.com or call 404-659-1150.
Adult/Youth Education Resource Center
A Partnership Between the Urban League of Greater Atlanta and Atlanta Public Schools Adult Education Division
The Education Resource Center provides ULGATL clients with the fundamentals of Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies so that they are prepared to take and successfully pass the GED Test. The program also offers youth and adults that possess a high school diploma the opportunity to upgrade their academic achievement levels in reading and math, thus leading to success in a community college, 4-year college, job skills training or vocational school environment. The program meets students where they are and supports them to achieve their goals.
The services are available to individuals 16 and older and offered year round.
For more information on the Adult/Youth Education Resource Center, please contact Jacqueline Hobbs at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404 659-1150.
Education, Summer Youth Programs & Internship Opportunities
Need an internship? Seeking financial help to get into college? Looking for a fun, yet academically stimulating summer program?
The Urban League of Greater Atlanta is your one-stop resource for all of your educational and academic needs. See below for the latest news.
Wake Forest University has an opportunity for minority students to attend
its MBA program for FREE, and so far, the response has been very poor.
Please pass along this opportunity to your friends, families. This is a
great school and a tremendous opportunity to attend a top graduate school.
See the details below, the contact person is: Derrick S. Boone, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor of Marketing, Rm. 3139 Worrell Professional Center,
Babcock Graduate School of Management – Wake Forest University_
WINSTON_SALEM N.C 27109-8738 email: email@example.com or visit
www.wfu.edu phone# toll free (866) 925-3622
Black Male Teachers needed. Do you know any Black Males who are seniors in
high school who want to go to college out of state for FREE? The CALL ME
MISTER program offered by 4 historical black colleges in South Carolina,
Benedict College, Chaflin University, Morris College and South Carolina
State University – visit the www.callmemister.clemson.edu/
details online application or call 1.800.640.2657
Harvard University is offering free tuition to families of HONOR STUDENTS
and their income is less than $125,000 per year. Visit
www.fao.fas.harvard.edc or call 617.495.1581.
Syracuse University School of Architecture is desperately seeking young
women and men of color interested in pursuing a 5 yr. professional degree in
Architecture. Contact: Mark Robbins, Dean School of Architecture, 201 Slocum
Hall, Syracuse, NY 13244-1250 (315) 443-256 www.soa.syr.edu/indes.php
A free pair of eyeglasses from Target for any child ages 12 and under brings
a valid prescription for glasses from their doctor. You can find stores with
optical departments at www.target.com
APPLY NOW – If you have/know young adults between the ages of 18-31 with a
High School Diploma. Can earn up to $100,000 and earn benefits. The Federal
Aviation Association is taking application for Air Traffic Controller School
visit the website www.faa.gov/jobs_