Go-to-High School, Go-to-College
The “Go-to-High-School, Go-to-College” program, established in 1922, concentrates on the importance of completing secondary and collegiate education as a road to advancement. Statistics prove the value of this extra impetus in making the difference in the success of young African-American men, given that school completion is the single best predictor of future economic success. Through the Go-to-High-School, Go-to-College educational initiative, young men receive information and learn strategies that facilitate success. Alpha men provide youth participants with excellent role models to emulate.
The objectives for student participants in Go-to-High School, Go-to-College are to:
- Improve self-esteem
- Improve academic performance
- Encourage completion of high school & pursue education beyond the high school level
- Increase social awareness & problem solving skills in order to enable them to make more responsible decisions