Lifting young people out of poverty and on to a path to success.
“Without education you are not going anywhere in this world” – Malcolm X.
50% or more of urban youth in the U.S. drop out of school
“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom” – George Washington Carver.For nearly 30 years, Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection (HW-SC) helps students overcome the barriers that cause them to drop out and abandon their education. We change the norm for students and families living in generational poverty by giving them necessary guidance and the tools to be successful in school – expanding their access to education and employment opportunities.For more information on the other things offered by the Hillside Agency please visit: https://www.hillside.com/