Since 2001, YWLN has helped more than 13,000 students enroll in college.
Over the last 20 years, more than 13,000 of our students have been accepted to college and are planning to enroll.
TYWLS alumnae achieve four-year college degrees at nearly four times the rate of their peers.
YWLN has generated more than $450 million in financial aid to make college affordable for low-income students.
In 2016-2017, YWLN will serve more than 18,000 students in the 6th-12th grades.
CBI participants graduating from partner high schools achieve four-year college degrees at nearly quadruple the rate of their peers.
Many thanks to our leading funders...
YWLN supports two life-changing programs that empower students to break the cycle of poverty through education:
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