WHO ARE WE
Embrace Your Future! Embrace your Future (EYF) is an initiative that grew out of the work of the Embrace Relief Foundation, which provides relief programs within the United States and abroad. Embrace Relief’s “Relieving Poverty Through Education” focuses on bringing educational resources to students who need it the most.
Embrace Your Future (EYF) is a comprehensive academic advising and college counseling program for at-risk high school students, especially
EYF believes that every student deserves the opportunity to attend college. EYF works to increase college acceptance rates for at-risk students by offering an array of comprehensive supportive services that enable each student to thrive academically and meet his or her full potential.
EYF envisions a world in which every student is confident and empowered to reach his or her full potential starting with admission to college.
We aim to assist students in establishing leadership skills by embracing their natural skill sets while building upon them in order to create
We insist that students understand and maintain a sense of responsibility and accountability for their successes and setbacks as they mature into young adults on their journey to academic success. Doing so allows for continual individual assessment and improvement.
We expect students to remain honest with themselves, their mentors, and their program directors in order to effectively achieve their desired academic success. From honest
EYF is confident in the ability
Happiness is at the core of every value we aim to instill
Committed Program Directors:
The program directors at EYF aim to facilitate effective and productive programing for both our student participants and their mentors. Program directors are experienced in student program facilitation and educational enrichment for both exemplary students and students that are situated in areas statistically shown to have low high school performances as well as accompanied low college retention rates.
EXEMPLARY VOLUNTEER MENTORS
EYF student mentors are selected from an array of applicants that are affiliated with, or are, students from various
EYF would not exist without the presence of a need for such a program to serve dedicated and deserving high school students. EYF program participants consist of high school students selected from an array of applicants. They are students that display academic proficiencies, abilities, and strengths that could be further enhanced through participation with EYF. EYF students are expected to attend all, if not a majority, of EYF sessions and programming. EYF students are expected to work with their volunteer mentors in order to complete program tasks and goals.
EYF student mentors are selected from an array of applicants that are affiliated with, or are, students from various high performance universities in the Houston area. Volunteer mentors typically show an aptitude for both academic excellence and community enrichment. Volunteer mentors are expected to display an interest in forming