Supporting youth through comprehensive educational and personal development
The Urban League of Kansas Education and Youth Empowerment programs are designed to support academic achievement, civic involvement, and the physical and emotional development of children and youth.
Project Ready used weekly meetings at the school locations, college field trips, & workshops, to keep our youth above the curve & on track for graduation & higher education. These strategies yielded the following results in 2014.
2014-- 100% graduation rate
2014-- 100% of our students identified 3 career interest related to their skills
2014-- 96% of our seniors completed FAFSA & Rebate Workshops
2014—Over half of our students participated in College Tours
2014- 100’s of students went on college tours
Katherine Johnson Scholar Sisters
Katherine Johnson Young Scholars is a group of females K-5th grade students learning algebra and ACT/SAT preparations that will track through graduation. The Katherine Johnson Scholars Sisters (KJSS) empowers young ladies to learn math through the S.T.E.M program.
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Scholar Sisters of S.T.E.M. Summer Camp 2018 will offer 26 elementary girls the opportunity to learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through the ACT Aspire Curriculum while having fun with hands on activities. This will be an 8-week program with morning or noon Sessions available. Classes will be Monday thru Friday except for the week listed.
Dates: June 4, 2018 - August 3, 2018 (No Camp July 2-6)
Class Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pick up) 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Requirements: Girls K-12 according to the 2017 school year
Cost: $55/week per
KJSS will teach S.T.E.M as follows:
Monday - Science
- Tuesday - Technology
- Wednesday - Engineering
- Thursday - Mathematics
- Friday - S.T.E.M Fun!