Celebrating the Urban Upbound College Access Class of 2022

Catering provided by D & F Italian Deli — Photo Credit: Urban Upbound
  • On average, the students received $51,000 in financial aid/ scholarships
  • Collectively this class submitted 130+ college applications
  • SAT scores improved by an average of 150 points
  • 100% remained engaged in the program virtually throughout the pandemic, and stayed active for 3 consecutive years
  • and most importantly, 100% of the Class of 2022 is enrolled in college for the fall.
Quneetsha Minor and Ciara Waters (Class of 2022) — Photo Credit: Urban Upbound
Urban Upbound Class of 2022 — Photo Credit: Urban Upbound



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Urban Upbound NYC

Urban Upbound NYC

A collection of stories around NYC’s public housing communities curated by Urban Upbound, a non-profit organization with a mission to break cycles of poverty.