Direct Student Programs
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KOO Media Academy
The Media Academy serves young adults 14-24 to teach them about Narrative Change, Media Production, Broadcasting/Podcasting, and Event Production. Students learn skills to operate video cameras, sound and audio, lighting, story telling, journalism and video editing to develop professional media skills to enter into the industry as a young leader.
The Kings In The Making TFI Program is a 3 year college access program in partnership with JP Morgan Chase’s Fellowship Initiative (TFI). This program aims to address 3 primary college readiness issues faced by Black and Latino youth: (1)access to rigorous college preparatory courses (2) access to experienced teachers who have high levels of cultural competencies when working with boys/men of color (3) access to consistent guidance counseling to continually track students’ academic performance and college application process. We work with Kings starting at 10th grade through to their senior year on academic advising, tutoring, literacy and reading comprehension, financial literacy, mentorship and career and professional development.
Youth Participatory Action Research provides a vehicle for youth to learn and practice and acquire leadership, research and communications skills.