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Our Goal

Help 1,000 low income youth graduate high school and successfully transition to college by 2020.

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46%

of low income high school graduates enroll in college.

89%

of low income students in our Leading to College program enroll in college.

Today, fewer low-income high school graduates are entering college than a decade ago despite predictions that 65% of jobs will require a two- or four-year degree by 2020. CAMBA’s community and school-based college access programs are working to reverse that trend—and help students throughout New York City be the first in their family to go to college. Our approach includes:

Meet Alijah and find out how CAMBA helped a homeless teen achieve his college dream.

Alijah overcame his family’s struggle with homelessness and found the path to college—through the guidance and support of CAMBA’s Leading to College program.