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At Reaching Higher Ground, our mission is to raise college and workplace preparedness among high school students living in underserved communities.

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Reaching Higher Ground, Inc. Hosts 2015 Community Impact Awards!
Reaching Higher Ground, Inc. hosted the 2015 Community IMPACT Awards on Saturday, April 18th at the Discovery Museum and Planetarium. These notable awards celebrated business, education and youth leaders, who have made a lasting impact on the communities in which they serve. View photos from the event!>>

Reaching Higher Ground, Inc. Has Launched #Girls!LEAD
We are currently accepting applications for our #Girls!LEAD scholarship program. Chosen scholars identify a social need and then work to complete a relevant project that brings about a change within the local, national or global community. The program is open to current high school Seniors and college Freshmen residing in the Greater Bridgeport area. The application deadline is August 15th. Program information and online application here>>

Volunteer With Reaching Higher Ground!
We are always looking to meet dynamic area professionals who can lend their skills to us and work with students within our programs. Check out our volunteer page often to learn about current opportunities! Find Out More Here>>

Community Partners, Join Us!
We are currently doing outreach to locate community partners for our 2013-14 Saturday Leadership Academy. Community partners include corporate partners, youth organizations, community development organizations, neighborhood coalitions, local professional/alumni associations, and fraternities and sororities. Your partnership can be in the form of funding, in-kind donations or volunteer service. Learn more about how to work with us>>

Reaching Higher Ground Holds Annual Awards Ceremony
Reaching Higher Ground held its 2012-13 Saturday Leadership Academy (SLA) Awards Ceremony at the Discovery Museum on May 18th. At the ceremony, SLA students were recognized for their efforts in the program and outside service to the community over the past school year. Volunteers were also recognized for their time and commitment to the program. Read more here>>

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