Education / Learning Opportunities

Local Organization

100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc.
http://www.100blackmen-atlanta.org/
Phone: (404) 525-6220
Mission: “The mission of 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc. is to provide support and improve the quality of life for African Americans, and youth in particular, in the Atlanta Community.” 100 Black Men of Atlanta offers workshops that provide study and test taking skills, life skills, college preparatory support, psychosocial support, and youth empowerment programs.

Local Organization

100 Black Men of North Metro, Inc.
http://www.northmetro100.org/
2300 Holcomb Bridge Rd., Suite 103 – 215, Roswell, GA 30076
Phone: (678) 688-4130
Provides mentoring program for youth ages 12 through 18 in North Fulton, Gwinnett, and Cobb counties. The program features workshops, college tours, etc.

Local Organization

21st Century Leaders
http://21stcenturyleaders.org/
126 New Street, Suite B, Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: (404) 373- 7441
Mission: “The mission of 21st Century Leaders is to inspire the next generation of Georgia leaders by empowering high school students with essential business and community leadership skills through programs connecting a diverse group of enthusiastic peers and passionate professionals.”

Leadership development program that teens can join once they are in high school. The program is year- long and helps build skills that are invaluable later in life and that can be added to resumes for college applications. They offer school year as well as summer programs.

National Organization/Get Involved

Mayor’s Youth Program
http://www.mayorsyouthprogram.org/
About Mayor’s Youth Program: “The Mayor’s Youth Program is a program that will help you with hands-on assistance in planning for your life after high school. As an Atlanta Public School senior your dreams are important to me, so whether you go to college, technical school, join the military or the workforce, we want to help you with your decision.”

Program provides immediate assistance for high school seniors to help them with their next step after high school. Students however do not need to be high school seniors to participate in the program.

Local Organization

Planned Parenthood Teen Action Group
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ppse/copy-teen-action-group-32013.htm
“The purpose of the TAG program is to provide adolescents with accurate and relevant information on a variety of teen concerns: healthy relationships, communication, decision making teen pregnancy prevention, sexuality transmitted infections including HIV, and contraception including abstinence.” Peer leadership Teen Pregnancy/STD prevention program for teens ages 15 through 18 currently enrolled in high school. Teens interested can complete an application available on the website.

Local Organization

Atlanta- Fulton County Library eCampus
http://afpls.org/ecampus
Provides tutoring help and test preparation for the SAT, ACT, PLAN, GED, and others for free for anyone with an Atlanta- Fulton Public Library System library card.