Access Part 1 of Cheryl’s interview with Angeles Echols-Brown here. This is part 2.
Educating Young Minds outshines provides tutoring services and mentoring programs that providing college prep, support, encouragement, and inspiration for at-risk youth in Los Angeles. Since the ’60s and the Civil Rights movement, there’s been a great deal of talk, but not a lot of meaningful action when it comes to providing mentoring programs or tutoring services that create equal opportunity in education for minorities and children of color. Yet EYM is so much more than just one of many tutoring schools. Founder Angeles Echols-Brown has created access to job programs, inspiring kids to dream and vision what they want to hope for, with mentoring programs and tutoring services that inspire unequaled outcomes.
Since the ’60s and the Civil Rights movement, there’s been a lot of talk, but not a lot of meaningful action when it comes to real changes to provide equal opportunity in education for minorities and children of color.
How do children, many of whom have little family support structure, break free from generations of poverty, find encouragement, guidance, inspiration, and the knowledge that can open doors to a life beyond their wildest dreams?
In Part 2 of Cheryl Hodgson’s interview with Angeles Echols-Brown, we learn about the challenges Angeles faces as a non-profit changing lives, the grace of community support, and the EYM All Access online platform. All Access provides kids with access to hundreds of career paths and companies who need experts in various fields in 10-11 different areas, the leaders in each profession, and the educational path to attaining a job in the chosen field.
Angeles Echols-Brown, a graduate of Cornell University, and a community leader began her career as a teacher in Los Angeles, CA. Angeles is known and respected by the Mayor, the Chief of Police as a community leader. She is loved and adored by thousands of kids whose lives she has helped transform. Educating Young Minds has transformed the lives of over 4000 children through education, inspiration, love, mentoring, encouragement, fostering dreams. 82% of EYM graduates from tutoring services and mentoring programs have gone on to graduate from four-year universities, including Ivy League schools.
What can Angeles and EYM teach our leaders, and our educators about action, instead of talk without change that has plagued the education of our kids for generations?
What began as an after school tutoring program for a couple of kids in Angeles Echols’ one room apartment over thirty years ago has become the most successful programs of its kind anywhere. EYM has 23 teachers that work tirelessly to encourage kids, inspire them to dream and believe they can build a better life for themselves and their communities.
Educating Young Minds is a non-profit which operates solely upon the donations of it supporters including individuals. Learn more about how you can help, or how the EYM on line All Access program could change the lives of kids in your community.
Listen to Part 1: Mentoring Programs for At-Risk Youth