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1021 Russell Street Nashville, TN 37206


Black Achievers

The Black Achievers program is a college and career exploration and preparation program, focused on encouraging students to find their passions. Participants are motivated to establish positive social, educational, career and personal goals through mentoring, hands-on activities and educational and career tours.

  • Our Purpose
    • Raise the academic standards of youth
    • Expose students to diverse career options and professionals
    • Provide role models whose success and knowledge will inspire youth to reach their goals
    • Inspire youth to adopt more positive values and attitude
    • Help youth develop a positive sense of self
    • Provide college preparation, while promoting academic excellence
  • Program Details

    The Black Achievers program focuses specifically on college readiness, career exploration and leadership development by having participants explore their interests and discover new career paths.

    Black Achievers assists the student’s exploration and readiness by offering events and activities such as

    • After school club meetings at select schools
    • Saturday club meetings at a central location
    • Community service projects
    • College and career fairs
    • ACT prep workshops
    • Individualized college counseling
    • College tours
    • Financial aid application assistance
    • Scholarship workshops
    • Leadership training and career readiness
    • College application assistance
    • Career tours at local, national, and international businesses

For more information

Contact Adrianna Flax, Achievers Program Executive, at 615-226-5577 ext. 72320 or Joshua Love, Program Director, at 615-226-5577 ext. 72324

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