Susie Cason, Chair

The primary goals of the Services to Youth facet are to promote early literacy; implement local mentoring programs from kindergarten through college; close the academic achievement gaps from kindergarten through college; introduce and support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) education and career readiness;  implement college readiness programs; increase high school and college graduation rates; award college scholarships and build educational endowments; and promote Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).