A Special Announcement

Shalanda’s Scholars Two years ago today was a tragic one for Horizons for Youth as we lost an extraordinary member of our community, Dr. Shalanda Dexter. She was a loving mother, devoted sister, loyal friend, and cherished colleague. Shalanda embodied light and love. Her laugh was contagious, and her smile could light up any room....
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National Mentorship Month

Written by Martin, Horizons for Youth alumEdits by Jacqueline Barajas and Tim Coffey January 17, 2019 My name is Martin Brizuela and I am a Horizons for Youth alumni. The Merriam- Webster dictionary defines a mentor as a trusted counselor or guide. Someone to help you make the difficult decisions that life can bring you....
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Paying for College

At Horizons for Youth, we strive to enable students to attend a best fit college and to do so with limited debt. Students initially come to us early in their elementary years, led to our program by parents who dream of their children attending college. From that time on, we work together to help students...
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Summer Academic Program Propels Student Success

Do you know any kids who love summer school? We do! The need for summer learning has been documented in decades of research. Students residing in low-resource neighborhoods lose up to 2.6 months of math knowledge from the previous school year and up to 2 months of reading knowledge. These losses occur while students of...
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