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Minds Matter of NYC, Inc.

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy

Location

1120 Avenue of the Americas4th FloorNew York, NY 10036 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Minds Matter of NYC is a college access and success non-profit whose mission is to connect driven and determined students from low-income families with the people, preparation, and possibilities to succeed in college create their future and change the world. Volunteer with Minds Matter NYC and help low-income students achieve their college dreams.

Description

Since 1991, Minds Matter has helped thousands of underserved students reach their potential in high school, college, and beyond. Providing students with a Community of Opportunity(tm) is the heart of Minds Matter’s vision for change. More than 600 volunteers give their time to Minds Matter every week as mentors, writing advisors, program leaders, and more.

During their three years in the program, students participate in a holistic preparation program that focuses on their individual needs. Each student in Minds Matter is paired with two adult mentors who guide, challenge, and celebrate them through their three-year journey. Students also receive tutoring in writing and math skills, as well as SAT prep. Every student has the chance to explore their interests through summer programs at top universities and by taking advantage of professional experiences and internships through Minds Matter’s corporate partnerships.

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