• Breaking the cycle of poverty
    • Making a difference one at a time
    • Unleashing the potential
    • Strengthening our community
    • First generation college graduate
  • Starfish Initiative inspires, encourages, and prepares promising, economically disadvantaged students for college and career success. To achieve this goal, Starfish pairs economically disadvantaged high school students one-on-one with college-educated mentors.

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NEWS & EVENTS

2014 Graduates: The Courage to Continue
2014 Graduates: The Courage to Continue

This May, Starfish Initiative celebrated the courage of 79 of its Scholars as they leave high school and embark on the next chapter in their lives.

TECHPOINT: Group Honors Bob Kizer with Bridge Builder Award
TECHPOINT: Group Honors Bob Kizer with Bridge Builder Award

Bob Kizer, president and CEO of Starfish, received the TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder Award during the 15th annual TechPoint Mira Awards.

Choices Underscore New College and Career Fair
Choices Underscore New College and Career Fair

Over 400 Scholars, Mentors and parents explored 14 colleges, as well as, nearly two dozen career fields at inaugural College and Career Fair.

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