THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION FOR RESOURCES AND READINESS
AREACH prepare youth to successfully transition into adulthood, supporting individual needs with love, and empowering our young people to live the highest, truest expression of themselves.
AREACH is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2012. Were actively adopting our under-resourced future leaders by offering personalized learning and empowering them through enrichment programs. The importance is positive growth and surrounding young people with love and support. Focusing on personal and professional skill development, AREACH members have access to high-quality training, up-to-date market information & guidance counselors to help navigate a path to success. Our youth are confident about who they are, where they're going, and what it takes to get there. Life readiness is within AREACH!
HOW DO WE HELP?
Over the years, partnerships have contributed to some tremendous youth development outcomes.
We have strong partnerships and will continue to work together to meet the needs of all adolescents in Atlanta. By providing programs to all youth through our growing associations we are eliminating all barriers and deeply invested in the importance of redirecting paths for more successful young people.
WHY DO WE HELP?
The potential for growth is unlimited so we choose to invest in our future leaders.
Atlanta Public Schools’ overall 2016 graduation rate fell slightly, slipping .4 percentage points to 71.5 percent. That’s below the state average of about 79 percent. At 11 of 20 high schools, Atlanta’s Class of 2016 graduated at lower rates than their predecessors, according to Georgia Department of Education data. The violent crimes committed by juveniles are on the rise throughout metro Atlanta. In fact, statistics show the juvenile crime rate in Fulton County is 15 times higher than the national average.