- In 2008 13.5 % of eligible African American Students were enrolled in a degree granting institution
- In 2008 only 43% of African American Young Women and 36% of African Amercan Young Men who start college actually graduate (National Average 57%)
- By 2020 over 60% of jobs will REQUIRE a college degree
If nothing is done, based on the facts, an overwhelming majority of African Americans in this country will not be qualified to work, creating even more economic hardship, crime, and poverty in the community.
The SMART Sista Career Boot Camp is a quarterly intensive that educates high school juniors and seniors on all options available to them after High School, empowers parents/guardians in preparing and supporting their students in being on track with a sucessful post-High School life plan, and sets students up to have a careers they love, and experience a life of Joy, Satisfaction, and Success.