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Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc.
Last updated on October 17, 2013

Higher Heights YEP, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) community based organization that seeks to change the lives of under-represented college bound students and empower, equip, and encourage them to obtain a post-secondary education.

Description:
For the past five years, Higher Heights YEP, Inc. has been a community based organization that has operated outside of the school system within the City of New Haven. To date, HHYEP has personally employed 27 young people, and provided college planning services to over 100 high school students and their parents. Our program efforts and outcomes have achieved great success. Each year we have had 100% high school graduation rate, 100% college acceptance rate, and 98% parent involvement rate.

History:
We provide a host of services that consist of invaluable youth programs, such as college planning, test preparation, career planning, tutorial services, and seminars. Our curriculum is designed to assist adolescents help elevate the way they see themselves and to motivate them into becoming influential community builders.

Contact person: Chaka Felder, Executive Director, (phone), (email)

Address:
 419 Whalley Avenue, 4th Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.higherheightsyouth.com

Directions:

   Nearest Bus Stop: B-Whalley Avenue
Last updated on October 17, 2013

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