If every youth can see it and experience it, they can become it.

Next Gen closes the opportunity gap for under-resourced students in Atlanta through exposure and support.

20,000 Atlanta Youth

face an Opportunity Gap

There is a lack of exposure to college and career options

Students receive less than 10 minutes of guidance counseling per year

Only 1 in 3 students who need mentoring receive it


Next Gen partners with under-resourced high schools to create student cohorts, led by teachers and mentored by college students, to connect student interests to the world, visit local colleges and companies, and execute a plan for success after high school – College and Career.


98% High School

Compared to 75% at Partner School Districts

100% Post-Secondary

Compared to 78% at Partner School Districts

300+ Total Hours of Professional
Support & Exposure

97% of Next Gen Students feel more prepared to achieve goals after high school

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