The Empowerment Pipeline
High School Visitation Program
The Empowerment Pipeline visitation program provides group visits for high school students that are first-generation, students of color, low socioeconomic status, and/or undocumented students. The Empowerment Pipeline visits are lead by current Loyola students who are successfully navigating the academic and social transition to college life.
To interrupt the school-to-prison pipeline and provide a channel for local underrepresented high school students to higher education through mentorship, social justice and diversity education, self-reflection, and empowerment.
- Analyze challenges that exist along the path to college
- Guide youth through the college search and transitional planning
- Foster identity-based empowerment among youth