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Urban League School-to-Business

Description: The Urban League‰Ûªs School-to-Business partnership program is an extended classroom instruction capability that affords in-school youth with the opportunity to make the connection between education and careers. Youth participants from the various school districts (Ferguson Florissant, Hazelwood, Jennings, Kirkwood, Normandy, Ritenour, Riverview Gardens, University City and Webster Groves) are paired up with an employee of ATT, Boeing and The Four Seasons Hotel. Then the High School students attend half-day classes at Saint Louis University where they learn about entrepreneurship.

Community Partnerships:

  • Ferguson- Florissant School District
  • Hazelwood School District
  • Jennings School District
  • Kirkwood School District
  • Normandy School District
  • Ritenour School District
  • Riverview Gardens School District
  • University City School District
  • Urban League St. Louis
  • Webster Groves School District

Primary SLU Contact: Laura Gardner, lauragardner@slu.edu

Categories: Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, K-12, Mentoring, Race and Ethnicity


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