Program Name: ASCEND
Award Amount: $10,000
Project Description: The mission is to engage high school and middle school youth during the school year and summer with positive experiences for their personal growth and success. ASCEND is a twice a month, after-school, college and career readiness program for students at The Baltimore City College (High School). ASCEND (Achievement, Self-Awareness, Communication, Engagement, Networking and Developmental Skills) offers students a variety of experiences from dress for success to SAT Prep to community service to career exploration to cultural enrichment and beyond. The program will support 30 students.