• Unleashing the potential
    • First generation college graduate
    • Making a difference one at a time
    • Strengthening our community
    • Breaking the cycle of poverty
  • 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

Leaving Her Mark
Leaving Her Mark

When she joined Starfish, Scholar alum Tashinda Jackson was dealing with the death of her grandmother. Little did she know that her Mentor Ann Brackett would become an integral part of her support system.

Finding Your Voice: Leadership Camp 2014
Finding Your Voice: Leadership Camp 2014

Over 250 Scholars and chaperones participated in Leadership Camp 2014: Discovering Your Passion and Finding Your Voice. For young people, discovering that they have a voice is critical in their development.

Workplace Encounters: Defining Career Paths for Scholars
Workplace Encounters: Defining Career Paths for Scholars

There is a philosophy at Starfish that we try to instill in all our Scholars — the sooner you begin thinking about your career, the better off you’ll be. 

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