Declare a Dream

We know our students have big dreams, and they deserve every opportunity to reach them.

The sooner we start supporting our students, the better prepared they will be for the demands of high school and college.

Our students’ 10-year journey begins in our College Track centers after-school, where students participate in three core program areas: High School, College, and Alumni.

Because no two students are the same, we don’t treat them as such. We offer an individualized approach that taps into each student’s skills and passions. Our staff holds high expectations for all students, believing that every young person is capable and worthy of the opportunities that come with higher education.

  • Lead cohort meetings
  • Academic learning labs
  • “Hop Topics” Leadership Series
  • Family engagement
  • Individualized coaching, then college counseling
  • HS to college handoff
  • Peer mentorship
  • Cohort meetings
  • Individual coaching & guidance
  • Community building events & connection to campus resources
  • Career readiness, financial wellness
  • Early career support
  • Program engagement (volunteering)
  • Alumni council

A Focus on Our Dreamers

As we place our students’ needs front and center, we have increased services to support this important population of students and their families at this critical time for the immigrant community. Our goals for Dreamers and DACA recipients include:

  1. Feeling part of a strong and supportive community
  2. Receiving key resources to manage their immigration status
  3. Securing legal counsel in the event of an emergency
  4. Graduating with a four-year college degree
  5. Accessing social mobility for themselves and their families
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A Day In The Life

High school programming is offered up to six days a week, with additional opportunities for weekend and summer activities. At the beginning of each semester, we work with each student to create a schedule of workshops and tutoring sessions that align with their individual needs and obligations.

Example Schedule:
  • College Advisory, 4:00-5:00 PM
  • Unity Circle and Snack, 5:00-5:15 PM
  • 1:1 Tutoring, 5:15-6:00 PM

Semester Zero 

Semester Zero is an immersive, college preparatory summer experience on Northern Arizona University’s Flagstaff Mountain Campus for rising juniors from each of College Track’s 12 centers nationwide. College Track scholars will live on campus to preview college life, engage in rich learning experiences, connect with peers from across the country and solidify their college-going aspirations—all in one of the most beautiful college towns in the nation.

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Launch to College

And onto the next half of their 10-year journey.

At each of our twelve centers, we host an annual Launch to College event to celebrate our students’ enormous accomplishments throughout high school and the next step they’re taking on the path to earning a four-year degree.

Friends, family, and community partners gather to celebrate this milestone…and the ones to come.