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America Needs You

The mission of America Needs You is to fight for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development.


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  • CREATE ·2023 Grants Challenge

    Supporting first-generation college student career success

    For over a decade, America Needs You (ANY) has provided transformative mentorship and intensive career development programming to thousands of low-income first-generation college students across the US, improving economic outcomes for the students, their families, and their communities. If awarded, funds will be used to grow our local impact in Los Angeles to recruit and enroll 100 more first-generation college students and provide them with mentoring, innovative career readiness training, professional networking, and student-centered services