About Us

Our Mission

It is our mission to increase the student persistence rate from high school to college and then from college to a successful career, for youth in urban and underprivileged areas, through exposure and opportunities in various career fields.

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Helping All People Excel (H.A.P.E.) believes you can only go as far as you can see…and because of that we want all students to have the opportunity to see various career options.

H.A.P.E.  provides high school and college students with exposure and opportunities in a various career paths through the following:

  • Opportunity Fair – Annual career fair that showcases opportunities being offered by various businesses and corporations. These opportunities are focused on high school and first year college students and include: scholarships, internships, mentoring, shadowing opportunities and more.
  • Featuring various scholarship and internship opportunities on our website.
  • Booking local business professionals to speak at local high schools, colleges and universities.