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Shaikeria Stallings

Fifteen Alum | College of Wooster

"Before becoming a student in the FIFTEEN program, I did not think that college was an option for me. I believed that I would graduate from high school and go into the workforce and that would be as far as I would make it."

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E2L's vision is to see a generation of urban youth move beyond obstacles to discover a direction in their lives.

Our mission is "to create life-change for urban youth through mentoring and educational/career opportunity programs."

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FIFTEEN Leadership Program

Our FIFTEEN leadership and life skills development program carries metro Atlanta high school students through a 3-year interactive curriculum focusing on core values of character, commitment, service and life-long learning.  FIFTEEN develops emerging leaders and well-rounded individuals who take ownership of their future and promote social responsibility within their communities.

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College Access

We prepare students for post-secondary success and help them gain access to leading public and private universities.

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From the Director

2015 was another milestone year for E2L!  We have merged the Atlanta Public School program with the FIFTEEN Osborne HS program to leverage...

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