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Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc.
419 Whalley Avenue
Suite 404
New Haven
Contact Name:
Chaka Felder-McEntire
Program Description:
Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc (HHYEP) is a 501(c) (3) community-based COLLEGE ACCESS PROGRAM partnered with the National College Access Network. Founded in 2004, HHYEP provides college preparation services to high school students, grade 9 thru 12, and their families, throughout the New Haven and Fairfield Counties. We also provide technical assistance and professional development to school districts and community organizations. We are centrally located in New Haven, Connecticut. The mission of Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc. is to change the lives of under-represented college bound students to EMPOWER, ENCOURAGE, and EQUIP them to obtain a post-secondary education. 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.