A boots-on-the-ground program, started in 2002. Power Writers has directly served more than:
+1000 high school students. Over 90% have graduated HS 85% have gone on to college.
Of this group who entered college 99% have either graduated or are currently on the path to graduation.
In addition, our students have won nearly $3 million in scholarships (including 11 posse scholarships and a Peabody award.) Among the colleges our students have attended are: Brandeis, Sarah Lawrence, Bard, Wheaton, Hampshire, Lafayette, Lehman, Morris, Hunter and graduate schools such as University of Arizona and Princeton.
Power Writers example of Mentor Modeling
Part of a longer educational training series designed for aspiring poetry teachers.